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Recovering a crashed database

We've got a huge problem with opening a crashed database, and it's for my small company -- really critical. When opening the Access 2000 database it says (translated from dutch): The Microsoft jet engine can't find the object databases... and then something with the good pad etc. The repairing option in Access doesn't work. Maybe you've got a solution...

You are correct, you've got a huge problem.

If the database is non-critical, there are lots of tricks that you can use to attempt to recover it. Since this database is critical, you need to get professional help as quickly as possible. Call Microsoft, and ask them whether it is more effective to open a support incident, to bring in a third party or to have a Microsoft Support Professional help you directly.

If the database is critical to your business, you really don't want to have someone coaching you via email or the Internet on how to repair it yourself. This just isn't a good business decision.

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