Do you know you can earn heaps of $$ by answering questions on kodlogs, for more info contact us through feedback link at footer? We are Australian based web site and pay you for answering questions

  • Register
Welcome to Kodlogs Q&A, where you can ask programming questions and receive answers from other members of the community. For programmers, by programmers Kodlogs is an open community for anyone that does coding. We help you get answers to your toughest coding questions, share knowledge with your coworkers in private, and find your next IT dream job.
0 votes
5 views
Error message when you use Access: "The Microsoft Jet database engine cannot find the input table or query ''" or "The record source '' specified on this form or report does not exist"
by (8.8k points)  
reshown by

1 Answer

0 votes

Symptoms

When you open or make a reference to a linked table in Microsoft Access, you may receive one of the following error messages:

Error message 1

The Microsoft Jet database engine cannot find the input table or query '<name>'. Make sure it exists and that its name is spelled correctly.

Error message 2

The record source '<name>' specified on this form or report does not exist.

Error message 3

In Microsoft Access 2002

Microsoft Access can't find the object '<name>.'

Run-time error '7874': Microsoft Access can't find the object '<name>.'

In Microsoft Office Access 2003, Microsoft Office Access 2007, and Microsoft Office Access 2010

Microsoft Office Access can't find the object '<name>.'

Run-time error '7874': Microsoft Office Access can't find the object '<name>.'

Cause

You may receive this error message if Access cannot find the table or the query in the database, if a link points to an external file that does not exist, or if the external file has been moved to a new location. This error can also occur if a deleted or renamed table or query is referenced on the Lookup tab of another table.

Resolution

To troubleshoot this behavior, do the following:

Check to ensure that the table or query exists. If it does not exist, you can remove all references to it, or if it is a missing table, reimport or relink the table. If it is a missing query, reimport or re-create the query. Often the RecordSource property of a form or a report contains a reference to a table or a query whose name has changed or which has been deleted.

If the table or query exists, it is likely that there is a syntax error or a spelling error in the reference to it. If so, correct the syntax error or spelling error in the reference.

When you try to open a linked table, the source table may not be in the path that you specified when it was first linked. If you have moved the file, you can use the Linked Table Manager to update the link information.

by (8.8k points)  
...