There are a number of reasons corruption can occur in a Microsoft Access database. This article provides a list of references to Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that may assist you in resolving corruption in your database.
There are many ways of trying to prevent database corruption and Allen Browne provides a good list of these in this article: Preventing Database Corruption
The following Knowledge Base article provides the troubleshooting steps that Support Professionals follow when they try to recover a corrupted database. For additional information about troubleshooting and repairing an Access database, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
The following Knowledge Base article provides information about preventing corruption in Microsoft Jet 4.0 databases. For additional information about minimizing database corruption, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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