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Wireless Access 2013 application program

Question: Wireless Access 2013 application program

I have a split Access 2013 "application program?. This application program has a Front-end part that exists on each terminal within the network. The back-end part (the data) lives on the File server with Windows Server 2012. The front-end and back-ends are connected to each other with cat6 cable. This works great. What I now want to do is be able to walk outside to the end of my property with a portable computer and still be able to use this front end application program but without a wire. Assuming I have a wireless connection to the file server with good signal strength how do I link up the portables front end to the back end?

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Answer: Wireless Access 2013 application program

closing duplicate, original is at Please do not create duplicate posts for the same issue.



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I have an Access 2013 program that works great in a WIRED network. I now want to take a portable computer loaded with that same program and walk outside to the corner of my property and wirelessly communicate back to the same network. Assuming I have an adequate signal what is the best way to link back to the network (VPN)?

Second: If I had multiple portable computers would they all link back using the same VPN?

Answer:Wireless Access 2013

To me "Access 2013" is a Microsoft developed database management program. If that is what you mean I do not understand the relevance to "WIRED" vs. wireless networking nor to a VPN. Please explain, or tell us if you are referring to some other program.

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I am relatively "new" to programming. I always have wondering how to develop a Windows client application and made it a stand alone program that install at the client computer with the "double click" (autoexec?) feature by following Windows standard installation instructions at screen. Can somebody please tell me how is that done and list some basic book references that shows me how to do that?

If I create an application with Access 2000, can I convert it to a standalone application that install and behave as explained above?

Thank you very much. It will sincerelly be appreciated.

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I am having the exact same problem as in the post "Solved: Can't find Access Query when using Word mail merge." I am using Office 365 so I have the newest versions of both Word and Access.

When I try to mail merge starting with Access (right click the query and export to word merge), it tells me it "Could not find file 'C:\Users\Jeanne\Documents\My Data Sources.mdb'" I have a folder called My Data Sources. And yes, the database I want it to go to is in that folder. Of course the folder doesn't have a .mdb after it. What file is it looking for and why? The Access database ends in .accdb. I found some hint somewhere that that might be a problem, but I can't find how to fix it.

When I start the merge from Word, it finds the database fine, but only tables are listed. The link mentioned in the other post is broken, so I can't check that out.

I feel like I'm saying to my son "I'll see you at home" and he says "I can't find the dog." What dog? We don't have a dog, and I never said anything about a dog!!!

I am getting thoroughly fed up with Access! I am fairly tech savvy and can teach myself to do just about anything in excel just through trial and error or looking it up online, but every little thing I try to do in access gives me all sorts of problems!

Answer:Solved: Access 2013 Query to Word 2013 Mail Merge

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How can I setup my access 2013 database Calendar to show up in Outlook 2013 Calendar. please help me


Answer:Link a Access 2013 database Calendar to Outlook 2013 Calendar

what database are you using?

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From Control Panel say's, Outlook 2013 Icon Application Not Found

I have posted attached image, could you please help me out please...
other email accounts working fine , only Hotmail set-up its not working
Thank you, Again!!

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I have a Acer M1610 running windows vista 32 Bit and I downloaded the trial version of AVG Internet Security 2013. I have bought a license number and when I tried to enter it on the administrator account I received the following message.

C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2013\avgcfgex.exe
Windows cannot access the specified device,path,or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.
Access is denied.

Can anyone please help me fix this so I can enter the new license code.Any answers would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you.

Answer:AVG 2013-Windows cannot access the specified device,path,or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.

I'd try downloading/installing it again...your package may be damaged.


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Please explain the difference between these two and in which direction MSFT is heading. Outlook seems to have way more functionality, but the app is better integrated within the OS in terms of notifications and real-time message alerts.
Hoping Office 2016 will be the solution!

Answer:Windows 10 - Difference between Outlook 2013 and Mail (Application)?

Outlook has always had more functionality, since it is part of Office and is used in enterprise.
The programs/apps like Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail, Outlook Express have always been consumer oriented and lacked features found in Outlook (any version).
Once Outlook 2016 is released, it should be the most full-featured email client available for Windows 10.

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I created a database using Microsoft Access 2013 and tried to distribute it to users of Access 2010 (both use the .accdb extension). When the Access 2010 users try to open the database, they get error messages that they are missing a reference called MSOPRIV.DLL Version 2.7. There may be others, but this is the first thing that comes up. The missing reference is needed because the database does a lot of interaction with other Microsoft Office products (Outlook and Word). Does anyone have an idea how I could embed the proper references into the database so it would work on the previous version of Access?

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How do i run SRVMGR.EXE on a Windows 7 box to manage Windows XP and Windows 2003 server.
This tool runs on Windows XP but not on Windows 7.

Answer:Application popup: SRVMGR.EXE - System Error : The program can't start because NETUI0.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.

To run Server Manager on Windows 7 you need to download and install the Remote Server Management toolkit from MS.

Info link:

Download link:

Hope this helps.Spencer
TechNet Community Support

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Does anyone know of a program that can be used to redact in Microsoft's Outlook 2013? Thanks in advance for any and all suggestions.

Answer:Program for Redacting in Office 2013?

Redacting is a function of printing/display.
How can you have the source of an electronic document that contains text that can never be seen?

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I have searched using google to find a specific answer with no luck. I keep getting error code 429 when trying to use DAO language "OpenDatabase" so I can use SQL Language to search various worksheets in one Excel 2013 Workbook. I am running Windows 7-64 and Office 2013 64-bit. From what I have read, it would appear DAO is not supported anymore by Microsoft, and even ADO doesn't look like it is looked favorably by the folks at Microsoft anymore. I really don't care if I can't use DAO anymore as long as if there is a method where I can use similar functionality to find specific records based on specific criteria, amend certain records, create other records, and move amongst records (i.e. .movefirst, .movelast, etc.). If there is a different VBA language that is usable for 64 bit versions of my software, I will learn it.
I rather not use the workbook, worksheet functions and using IF-THEN statements going through the entire table trying to find certain "records" that match the criteria I am looking for. It works, but its tedious and I much rather use SQL type language.
I realize using MS Access would be more appropriate, but I prefer using the Spreadsheet format. What I am trying to do is write a VBA program that converts certain cell values into a certain format to be converted to a csv file to upload to a website for my web-store. The file is my inventory sheet, with tons of calculations/formulas in it. I rather not use MS Access if I don't have to.
Thank you for any help tha... Read more

Answer:Need Help to Find Way to use DAO in VBA Program in Excel 2013

Usually the 429 error is because of a missing VB dll in the Windows folder. You might be able to get the dll by installing the vb6 components.

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Can anyone help on this issue?
I have no idea why create window form application will have this error message shown below.
"The imported project "C:\Project Files(x86)\MSBuild\12.0\bin\MiscrosoftVisualBacis.tergets"
was not found.
Confirm that the path in the <import> declaration is correct, and that the file exists on disk.
I did create another application working fine.
Please help how to fix this problem.

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Answer:Office 2013 now available through Microsoft's Home Use Program for $9.95

Thanks for the heads up; got my order in!

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6 month ago I setup my home network between Toshiba laptop, Dell XP Pro SP3 and HP Pavilion XP MCE SP3 using Linksys WRT54G networking box. The laptop was connected wireless while the two desktops are wired using network cable. All of them have Norton 360. They were working fine. I was able to see files and transfer files between them without any problem. I mostly use the networking for heavy transfer file and sometimes to peak view special files. In med September 2013 I update my Norton 360 (from Premium to standard for all of them, since I don't use their internet storage). On HP Pavilion desktop - At the beginning of November i added Nvidia Geforce 210 video card (I had a Nvidia Geforce GT520 card before, because it was overheating it was taken out). At the same time I was able to make the HP Pavilion Dual boot by loading Vista home Premium. I had no problem.
I couple weeks ago I was using my laptop and try to get access to My HP Pavilion (with XP OS) files but I was unable to communicate with. On the other hand I was able to get access from HP to both Toshiba laptop and Dell XP desktop. ( Both Toshiba laptop and Dell desktop can communicate to each other without any problems)
From my quest to find out, why I could not able to communicate between my Toshiba laptop with Vista Home Premium SP2 and my HP Pavilion Desktop win XP MCE SP3, I surf various internet web forums to find solution similar problems. I have tried solution but to no avail. In some web forum it was suggest... Read more

Answer:Unable to Re-install Norton 360 (2013) program.

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Hi i'm not very computer savvy and my home computer keeps getting this pop up that says Vista Security 2013 has blocked a program from accessing the internet anytime i click on a link and is asking me to activate the vista security 2013. How can i delete this? i've tried to restore my computer with no luck. I'm using another computer to send this question so i'm not able to download the software that is listed in the "click here to read this first" section.

I have a Dell computer with windows vista, i'm not sure what else you will need to help.

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Why does the office 2013 software suite will not operate on a PC purchased in 2005. The PC has a 233 MHz processor, 128 MB of RAM, and a VGA monitor; the PC runs the Windows XP operating system. Please could you answer this completely.Thank You SincerlyA Microsoft Office 2013 package was purchased and downloaded to my system. The program will not work. The PC has 233 MHz processor, 128 MB of RAM, a VAG monitor, The PC runs the Windows XP operating system. What is the reason the Office 2013 will not work on my PC?

Answer:Why won't Office 2013 program install on my Windows XP PC?

You can't run it because it is designed for Windows 7 or later. It will not therefore run on XP.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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Question: Access 2013

1. How far back in O/S can you go and still have Access 2013 work? XP? Windows 98? Windows 7?

2. Can you run BOTH the full version of Access 2003(WITHOUT the runtime) and Access 2013(WITH the runtime) on the same computer?

Thanks in advance,

Answer:Access 2013

Windows 7 and up is the MS recommendation for 2013. I did see where someone claims to have gotten it to work on XP by installing access 2010 runtime patches SP1 and SP2. Not much difference in 2010-2013?

Not sure why you would want to open such a can of worms.

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Question: Access 2013

I have Created a Data base and i have a form that needs to be filled out but i was wanting to be able to just open the Form from my desktop and not have to open the whole data base.. can someone please help me..
Thank you in Advance

Answer:Access 2013

Does this help?

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Word 2013 flashes on for a split second then disappears

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This is driving me nuts.. Whenever I try to open MS excel 2013, I get a dialog box saying "There was a problem sending the command to the program" and excel opens but no spreadsheet is displayed. I have to click the file again, and only then the spreadsheet opens. Googled and followed many solutions posted online such as - uncheck 'Ignore other applications that use DDE', right click excel.exe and change the 'Run this program in compatibility mode for Windows 8', and nothing worked. Does anyone know how to resolve this ?

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For the Office products, the change icon button is grayed out. This is what the programs look like in the start menu:

While going through the properties of the shortcut in the start menu programs, this is what I get:

The .docx icon is missing as well:

I have tried using sfc /scannow but nothing has happened. I've also tried rebuilding the icon cache.

Seems like the problem is that I'm missing the folder "{91150000-0011-0000-1000-0000000FF1CE}" in my Installer folder. Does anybody have a full one I could use for myself? This doesn't fix the .doc/.docx problem, sadly.

Answer:Missing program icons for Office 2013 products

Hello Erak, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You should be able to run the Office installation again without uninstalling your current one to do a repair install of Office that will hopefully repair the icons and associations as well.

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Built an accounting database:AR, AP, CD,PR,JE, GL........etc.
Looking for help with some access 2013 issues.
1 Need to tie all those tables to create a general leger and a financial statement(It's not the GL I'm concerning
about as much as how to move data from tables to GL
e.g.- For AP every entry on a form has two sides one debit another credit and they need to be reflected in
GL by account number and that where my problem is

2 In my forms need to have a multiple line entries per transaction (like a sales order)

Answer:access 2013 database

nphcpa, welcome to the forum.
I am not sure what "AR, AP, CD,PR,JE, GL........etc." are, but it sounds like the overall design of the database may not be optimal.
The fact that you have to have the "move data from tables to GL" suggests that the data should be in a GL table but identified by it's source and split up via Queries for data input/editing.
As for item 2 it sounds like you should have a "Line Entry" sub table and subform for the Transactions.
Can you show me a screenshot of your table Relationships?

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I know it's simple, but I can't for the life of me work out the function to search results by a persons age from their date of birth.

I will have a form with a combo box with the following options: Under 20, 20-30, 30-40, 40-50, 50-60, 60+
Selecting one and clicking 'search' will result in a report of all hires by all members in that particular age bracket.

I'm sure it's DateDiff but not sure of how to write it out.



Answer:Access 2013 - Search by age

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There is a young man using my pc too. When I get online I am unable to use the computer too. I am unable to operate the computer. This has been going on since two weeks ago. It is extremely important for these problems to be resolved.

Answer:i also have difficulty trying to get access to WORD 2013. st

Your description is way to vague why not provide us with some details of what is going on, if you read back what you have posted it actually provides us with nothing. More information is needed and please include the make/model of your machine. message edited by AlwaysWillingToLearn

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I have created this program in Access to keep volleyball stats. I simply enter a players number and an action (Serve in, Serve out, positive touch, negative touch, etc) the actions are all entered by a number. I want to have each record refer to a match and set but I want to have that data entered by default from the previous record so I don't have to enter that in my continuous form. I am pretty sure it can be done, but I don't know where to start. Here are the fields I use... Match, Set, Player #, Action #. I don't want to enter Match and Set each record since they will match the previous record. After the first set, the first record of the next set I will enter a new Match and Set data.

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I am the administrator of a small private school. I am trying to make a student database. I have had Access for about a year now. I got it too late in the summer last year to really dig into all the features, so for the past year I have used it pretty much as one would an Excel file; Student names on each row and an impossibly long list of columns with everything I needed to know about that student. If a student had separated parents who both wanted to be in the loop, that student was listed twice in separate rows with different addresses and phone numbers.

This summer, I sat down to do it right. I am fairly good at teaching myself how to work things. I play around and look up specific questions... I've made some fairly complex Excel spreadsheets this way. So I started out with How to Make a Database tutorials. Here's the start of what I've learned:
1. Make many small tables instead of one large one.
2. Don't input data twice.
3. Use relationships to connect your data.
4. Use a form to input your data.

What I get from this:
Make lots of tables...
1. Students- Names, birthdays... Information that is unique to each student.
2. Guardians- Names
3. Addresses
4. Phone numbers
There should be more, but this is what I started with.

Now I connect the data.
Students and Guardians must have a many-to-many relationship because there are sibling and cousin students and mother, father, grandparent guardians. All this can be interconnected. I just need to make ... Read more

Answer:Access 2013: Do I have unreasonable expectations?

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Hi all,

At the office we have a data base of about 12000 customers. actually it is 12000 orders. some customer purchased from us several times. We want to send our customers a letter and introduce a new item that they may want.

the actual number of customers is about 8000 and it would cost a lot of money to send out the unneeded 4000 letters. So I am trying to find a way to eliminate the duplicates.

the database has several fields:

order # -- First Name -- Last Name -- Address -- City -- Zip

I could sort the database by address and take out the duplicates 1 by 1 witch will take forever.

I'm hoping someone here knows how to set up a query to do the job.
also, please tell me in plain English how to set it up.

Answer:Find duplicates in Access 2013


You will find a tutorial here:

Queries: How to Create a Find Duplicates Query

It's difficult to provide step by step instructions without being able to see the data. One problem is that finding duplicates requires exact text matches in the fields that you want to query for duplicates.

First Name and Last Name are no good unless they're unique.


C Smith
C. Smith
Chris Smith
Chris A. Smith
C.A. Smith

They might well be the same person but a duplicate query won't pick this up.

Address field:

123 Some Road
123, Some Road
123, Some Road, Some Town

A duplicate query won't pick this up either.

Find the most unique field (probably Zip) and compare that.

I find that sometimes the best way is to copy the table into Excel and use the find duplicates add on from asap-utilities to remove duplicates rather than using the remove duplicates function that's built into Excel.

With your duplicates removed you can copy the data back into a COPY of your Access database. (A cleancopy with the data removed before you re-populate it).

ASAP Utilities for Excel - Search in the description of all the utilities of this Excel add-in

Sorry, can't give step by step instructions as I don't use MS Office on my home machine. I only use it at work!

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OPB They have upgraded my Office Suite to 2013 and I'm having issues with Access.

Declare Function GetFileInfo Lib "msaccess.exe" Alias "#56" (FSI As FileSelInfo, ByVal fOpen As Integer) As Long

I cannot do anything with the database right now because these tabs show up

Answer:Update to Access 2013 vba problems

Also says:

Compile Error

The code in this project must be updated for use on 64-bit systems. Please review and update Declare statements and then mark them with the PTRSafe attribute

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How can I put a logo, picture, or clip art in the return address corner of an envelope when using Microsoft Word 2013.
Please help a 75 year old silver surfer who has taken PC advisor from the first edition.

Answer:How do I access EnvelopeExtra1 in Word 2013

Is this any help? enter link description here

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i'm a real novice.... I imported 2 excel files to access, table a and table b. table a has rows of Vin #, customer name and address. table b has rows of vin # and email address. I want access to compare vin #'s and combine tables so I have name, address and vin# in one table.  help........

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New to this Forum; first "thread".

Wanting to install MS:Access 2013.

Question: Will I have issues installing MS:Access 2013, if I am still
using MS:Office 2007 ?

Note: Windows Operating System of PC is Windows Vista.

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I've got a form in this database that I'm currently using to input orders and record inventory transfers between users/locations. It works well, but it only shows one record at a time. I also have to run separate queries to get the information on the record I'm looking for. Currently, the form works well - I'd just like to add some enhancements to make it all inclusive.

I'll attach the database if need be, just let me know.

Here are the things I'm trying to achieve with the form:

Ability to search in the form using option buttons to toggle the search filter.
Have a subform in datasheet view to show search results within the form.

I'd like the datasheet subform to have select-able records, where selecting the record in the datasheet populates the form fields and allows editing
Editing should not be allowed directly to the datasheet subform.
Any help would be appreciated - thanks in advance.

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Using Access 2013 I have these 2 queries:

SELECT dbo_FieldTrips.TripID AS VoucherNumber, dbo_FieldTrips.DepartureDate, dbo_FieldTrips.Status, dbo_FieldTrips.School AS Requestor, dbo_FieldTrips.Destination, dbo_FieldTrips.TripCategory, dbo_FieldTrips.TeamNumber, dbo_FieldTrips.ActivityTeamNumber
FROM dbo_FieldTrips INNER JOIN qryVouchersNoReport ON dbo_FieldTrips.TripID = qryVouchersNoReport.TripID
ORDER BY dbo_FieldTrips.DepartureDate;

SELECT dbo_FieldTrips.TripID
FROM dbo_FieldTrips
WHERE CStr([dbo_FieldTrips].[TripID]) Not In (SELECT dbo_VW_VoucherReport.VoucherNumber FROM dbo_VW_VoucherReport);

The dbo tables are linked tables.

I can run both queries directly in Access. But when using qryVouchersNotReceived as the filter in a DoCmd.OpenReport statement, I get the following error:

Error 3079: "The specified field dbo_FieldTrips.DepartureDate could refer to more than one table in the FROM clause of your SQL statement."

Note that DepartureDate is a field only in the dbo_FieldTrips table and that although I qualify it anyway, Access still throws the error.

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Yet another question, nearly finished the database!

On my hire form (frmHire) I have a combo box "MemberID". When I select a MemberID (from tblMember) I need to check that the MemberID isn't present on tblOverDue. If it is present on tblOverDue I want to create a message box to announce that the selected member has over due items.

I have a query that checks the OverDue table to see if the selected MemberID on the form is present in the OverDue table.
How do I write 'If query returns a result then, msgbox "This member has overdue items" ' ?

Answer:Access 2013 - If selected record is in another table...

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I am new at MS Access 2013 and created a Database. I am trying to split the from and have user utilize the front end DB to input data to the tables located on the back end DB.

My problem comes when splitting the DB. The front end works fine and I created an executable that is easy to access. The back end on the other hand gives me an error stating that the content cannot be opened because it does not have a trusted signature. The only option that is highlighted is cancel. After clicking cancel, it closes the DB and here is where I got stuck.
Any advice will be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Access 2013 Split form problem.

Is the location of the back end on your computer or a shared drive?
If it is a shared drive ensure that the drive and Folder have all the necessary permissions etc.
If you split it the database on your computer do you still get the same error?
Does the table "Link Manager" give you the same error?

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Is there a way to open a previously saved document from the quick access tool bar. I have a client that would like to have a file saved with their letter head and would like to open it from the quick access tool bar. I suggested to pin the document in the recent documents section. Also, using a macro and quick parts (building blocks organizer), but they aren't happy with those choices. The end user wants to get the letter head from the quick access tool bar, but I am not sure how to do make that work. I appreciate any help/ advice. Thanks!

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A requirement of my database is that when a user inputs their details (Name, Address etc.) that if the town they enter has already been used, the postal code is filled in automatically. With a little bit of VBA i have this working fine. But, I have to record personal information on both members and employers through separate forms and tables. I need a way to bring the town/postal codes together into another table that will both prevent someone from entering a different postal code for the same town, and also for the appropriate information to be appended to the "Town" table and the "Employee" or "Member" table.

I tried relating both the Member and Employee tables with the Town table but this just resulted in an error.

Any help would be greatly appreciated,

Answer:Access 2013 - Towns/Postal Codes

Basically straight after writing this I worked out that if I remove 'PostalCode' from both Member and Employee tables that I could then link the PostalCode field of both forms to the Town table. This works and all postal codes line up with the selected town, but now I cannot add new towns/postal codes.

Will I be forced to enter all towns/postal codes into the town table?

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I have an existing customer database in Access 2013 (2.5 million records) and am working with an excel spreadsheet (200k records) containing possible matches to some with customer name, address, city, state and email. I would like to keep my existing records and add in only the email values (to an existing email field) in records that are a match and have null email values.

Hopefully this makes sense....

Answer:Adding additional data in Access 2013

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I can't believe I can't find the answer to this dilemma, which I've tried to solve for years. Hoping someone might have some insights. I have my own business, and keep a Contacts table in Access 2013. I also have a Contacts folder in Outlook 2013 that I want to keep in sync with my database. Sometimes changes are made in Outlook (or using GSyncit to sync with Google on my phone or tablet) and sometimes when entering service calls in Access. When I go to created a "linked table" from Outlook to Access, I get a separate table of contacts that will not sync with my existing table. Every week, I have to literally export Access data to an Excel CSV and import into Outlook, then go through name by name to choose the latest entry to keep. Ridiculous! I've googled and googled, and I have found no joy. Any ideas??

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I don't know if anyone else has had a problem with the boring-ness of plain text emails. The following is code that works. I'm sure the moderators will delete if it's not a worthwhile post for the forum.
Step 1
Set up your mail as a string with the html code embedded. You can use <b> bold and <OL> ordered lists and <LI> list items e.g.

hardcode = "<p>The IRC Cover page indicates that the policy is due for review. <br> The version of the policy currently being used by the university can be viewed by clicking on the following link. http://put link here! </p> "
hardcode = hardcode & "<p><b><u> Please ignore this message if the Policy is currently under review.</b></u></p>"

Body = line1 & hardcode
Step 2
Put all your text into the HTML body tag (you can use headings as well - I didn't need them)
Body = "<HTML><BODY>" & Body & "</BODY></HTML>"

Step 3
Add the .BodyFormat and .HTMLBody to your outlook call
Set OutApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")
Set OutMail = OutApp.CreateItem(0)
On Error Resume Next
With OutMail
.To = emailaddress
.CC = CC
.BCC = ""
.Subject = Subject
.BodyFormat = olFormatHTML '2 'old Format HTML
.HTMLBody = Body
End With
On Error GoTo 0
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hi guys,
can someone assist me on how to update the data based on dates.
i created table inventory return which consist item,start date , end date , rental term and status.Basically, the thing that i want to do is, the status column will changed into "YR1" when the start date has already complete its 1 year and "YR2" for 2 year while it will refer to the current date "date()". So, i try to use the query by "update into", but its not working.
Any idea for my problem?

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I have recently installed Windows 10 and Access 2013. I have a data base of about 1.5 GB after Repair and Compact.
I have recently started getting the Error Message MaxLocksPerFile exceeded. This is normally while running a query and updating fairly large files. I then also get a message "ID is not an index in this table" and it freezes. I also get another messsage "Cannot find AutoKeys". Then Access does a recovery and sometimes it is successful and sometimes not.
When I try to copy a largish table I get the message 'Table could not be opened'. I then click on the table and it opens perfectly. The problem appears to be worst when the database size grows to its maximum of about around 2GB.

1). If I look in Macros, AutoKeys is empty !
2). If I check on a working backup AutoKeys is populated.
3). Each time I get the error AutoKeys is emptied.
4). MaxLocksPerFile is not in my Registry.
5). In the Registry, I tried to go to the recommended:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINES\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Office\15\ccess Connectivity Engine\Engines\Ace
but Access Connectivity Engine etc. are not listed. I do see listed, 15\Access\Capabilities but not what I wanted.
6). A registry search also does not find "MaxLocksPerFile"
7). The best I came up with in the Registry is:
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-840246236-1569088942-1004\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Access\Access Connectivity
Engines\Engines, but again nothing else.
8). a). Why is MaxL... Read more

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Help! I have been using Access for years with no issues. Now I have a database created in Access 2013 (Office 365) that will not open. I get the error "database is not a recognized database format" or something of the sort. I tried copying it off the One Drive and putting in my Documents, thinking that it might be because it was in the cloud, but same message. I want to try Compact and Repair, but I cannot get to the database at all, so can't do that operation. I've read you can open Access and do a C & R on another database, but that doesn't work. It forces you to choose a template, and if I create a blank database and then go to C & R, it does not bring up a list of databases--just does nothing. Holding shift while opening Access does nothing except open it as usual. Any ideas at all out there????

Answer:Access 2013 says my database is unrecognized format

You should be able to open Access without opening a database and then do the C&R on the problem one, you hava been able to do so on all versions up to 2007, I have not tested 2010/2013 though.
Another alternative is to open a blank database and try an Import from the problem one.
However if it is totally corrupted neither method will work, that is why it is issential to have a backup copy.

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I'm using Powerpoint 2013 on windows 7. Is there any way I can link Access database form to my PPT on another PC. There is one application on sale called Datapoint, it is way but too expensive for me. Is there any similar application that I can
use for free.

The thing is, PC1 is for updating the database on Access form/query. And PC2 is for running the table on the presentation. I need to update the ppt on PC2 without remote connection when I update my database or excel table.

When I paste a live link, every time I have to connect remotely with PC2 and do the right click update links to update it. There should be some other way.

Is there anyway I can do this? PLEASE HELP

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I am working on an assignment for school. I am following the book step by step and my query looks just like the books. I am trying to join 2 tables. When I joined the 2 tables I did not get the join line automatically even though my table lists and keys are again identical. I had to manually create it. When I include the 2 fields from the 2 tables I have 2 fields that are sort in ascending order. There are 5 fields total. Every time it run i get a type mismatch error. Help. I am using access 2013 and windows 8 operating system. (I also don't know how to zip a file to attach the database)

Answer:Type mismatch in expression (access 2013)

That message means that one field is a number and the other field is text or a date.

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Hi, I am fairly new to Access and am trying to Omit two words from a query search.  It works when I use the criteria [Not Like ("*elementary*")] to eliminate the word elementary.  I also need to Omit the word School and Schools as well.  I do not want any result to return if they contain these three words.  So I do not want to see "Dawson School" or "Lincoln Elementary" or "Academy Charter Schools". I cannot seem to figure this out.  Please help!  Thanks! John

Answer:Microsoft Access 2013- Help with Query Criteria

You have Microsoft Access 2013, which has some help built-inHere are some guides that might help:Examples of Access query criteriaQuoteDoesn?t have the specified string, such as KoreaNot Like "*Korea*"For all countries/regions that do not contain the string "Korea".Note the use of quotation marks, not parentheses.Also:Query criteria quick reference guideDoes that help any? 

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recently my Word 2013 is asking me "the file is in use by another application or user" when I want to save a file having at the background another Word doc. Something similar that Word Documents recovery appear when I did not really closed them before unsaved.

Any help to solve this?

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Hi all,

I have a form that contains 4 text boxes. Each of these text boxes are used to search for countries in 4 different tables and are pushed into a query to help show me the desired content. My four tables are document, name, language, and origin. And there are always two field, student ID and Countries. In these four tables students can have multiple records so a student name might show up as Canadian and French.

I am hoping that the text box searches could be independent and overwrite each other when necessary. Currently if I set one text box to search a country within my Document table, that result will hinder further searches in my name Table.

I want to be able to pull results for everything I'm asking for. Such as looking for students that has a French name but also have Canadian documents regardless of their name.

On top of this I am hoping to be able to search multiple things within a text box at once. Such as looking for students with French and Japanese names and at the same time looking for students with Chinese and Canadian documents.

I've been researching for days now and I still do not have a solution. Is this possible?

I'm a bit of a newbie with access so forgive me if anything is not clear.

Answer:Microsoft Access 2013: Form Text Box Query Help

I'm not sure how one runs searches 'at the same time'. The best of us can only run and process one query at a time?

I'm thinking if the 4 tables were joined to Name (show all records from Name table and) on StudentID any search on name should return all records available.

Tip: in the query (of the joined tables) the criteria for name should be
"*" & [forms.formname!StudentName] & "*"
this will allow just typing a few letters of the name to return records.

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I have a database with about 900K records of data like this:

Six fields of data including one field which is a unique value (serial number). I'm presented with a new database (new set of data) every day, the same fields and data format but brand new data.

On a daily basis, from each new database/set of data, I need to pull only those records (about 300 records for a report) which match certain serial numbers. Example: (serial number 234235 OR 23412 ... etc...about 300 serial numbers.

I'm a query design beginner so I dont know exactly how to approach this problem in ms access.

Should I just use query design in ACCESS and type in the 300 serial numbers as criteria & save that as a query? I may need to change the serial numbers queried from time to time

Any & all tips are very much appreciated!


Answer:Best way to perform a query with many (300+) criteria ('OR')? [Access 2013 Database]

Place the special serial numbers in their own table and in the query join the 2 tables via the serial number.

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I have been scratching my head and searching everywhere, but I seem to have only questions and no answers to this one. I have a business where I keep all my clients in an Access 2013 database. The tables and queries include all contact information, and I also enter dates when I have had appointments with each client along with details of our sessions. Each week (or whenever I get around to it) I must do several things:
update all contact info in Access and export the data to a folder in my Outlook Contacts
enter dates from my Outlook Calendar into the Services table (via a form) and fill in details
export updated Contacts from Access to Excel to upload into my Enewsletter program to email newsletters to clients
make sure my Outlook contact info is syncing correctly with my Samsung Galaxy (I use gsyncit, the best app I've found for this)
refer to my contacts on the phone to get addresses as I am on my way to each client's house or business

Quite a pain, right? If only I could set up a system where any new changes to contact info made EITHER from Outlook OR from Access automatically synchronize AND the address info is included in my Outlook Calendar entry for the person AND a service entry is entered in my Access database for that call, wouldn't my life be easier?! Isn't this why I have Office 365 in the first place? And most importantly, why can't I figure out how to get this done??

I am a computer consultant--and I am baffled. I need more brains o... Read more

Answer:Syncing Contacts and Calendar between Outlook and Access 2013

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I'm an advanced computer user but am new to access databases. My firm has asked me to design & implement a database.

Can someone recommend a solid book for learning MS access? I learn best the old fashioned way, via reading and then working on my pc. It doesn't have to be Access 2013.

I don't need to learn about 'the ribbon', very basic tables or queries but do need to learn the 'tricks' for making intermediate complexity databases (multiple tables). If it touches on VBA for access , also, that would be great! While I'm at, please do suggest a book focused on VBA for access, too, because I'm going to need to get up to speed in VBA for access.

I'm an IT guy, so most books are either way too simple or seem to jump ahead too far.

Thanks for any suggestions.

Answer:Good book recommendations for learning Access 2013 ?

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My office 2010 crashed and wouldn't re-install because of missing MSO Cache items, and of course all support has ended. So I uninstalled it and cleaned up all registry entries and then purchased and installed Office 2013. After I made sure it was working correctly, I ran updates on CCleaner Pro and CleanMyPC Registry Cleaner. What I failed to do is what I ALWAYS do, and that's make sure that ALL of my programs are working after the installation or update of ANY program. So any of the above may have caused the problem. And during this time I also ran the program "RED" (remove empty directories). Now I'm getting this error message on a number of my programs. This message pops up any time I try to "run", "uninstall", "repair", or "re-install" any of these programs, so it definitely has something to do w/ *.exe files.

"Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item"

Attached is a screenshot of a typical one. (sf01.jpg)
Of course as the sole user of this PC, I have always had the UAC's set to let me access, change, delete, & add ANYTHING and have not had this issue before. I have gone through this forum and tried just about every registry hack and other suggestions for similar issues. No joy.
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Just installed office 365 (Access 2013). DB created in 2010 seem to be working (haven't tested it all yet) Right now this code:

DoCmd.OpenQuery strQueryName, acViewPivotTable, acEdit
DoCmd.RunCommand AcCommand.acCmdPivotTableExportToExcel

Is producing this error 2046

The command or action 'acCmdPivotTableExportToExcel' isn't available now.

I have made the db location a 'trusted site' and enabled macros results are the same. MS website indicates .acCmdPivotTableExportToExcel is a valid but it doesn't appear in IntelliSense. Is this not available? Is there a different way to export a query as a pivot table?

Answer:Solved: 2013 Access not exporting Pivot table

Have you set the various VBA Editor Library References?
You could try "Linking" to the Query or even copying and pasting it.

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We have recently had our database updated and the developer used Access 2010 - we now want to edit ourselves but we now have Access 2013 - when we open the changed database we can see all the ribbon so can edite or create reports etc.

Answer:Access database converted from 2007 to 2010 and want to edit in 2013

Do you mean cannot edit? You need to be aware that Access is quite poor ate being backward compatible eg something in 2013 may not work in 2010 version.

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I am working with a DataBase For an Institute which recognise and stores students records and classes information such as on which date it started and on which date it should be finished, So I don't know have to make a query or macro to perform such action.

( I am trying to make a macro which show me that this class must be finished in two or three days)

Answer:How to Give Ending Date to a Class in Ms Access 2013 DataBas

Is this a school assignment?

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I generally do not put passwords on the different pst folders in Outlook, but this time, I must have done so.

So currently I cannot open this folder (I am busy consolidating Outlook trying to combine all the pst files)

Whom can I contact to help me reset my password, as there is no indication what one needs to do?


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For a 'Yes/No' data type, my MS Access 2013 does not allow me to change from the default 'check box' to the 'text box' option under lookup field properties - display control. It was originally able to but I think something has happened to it.

The problem is not table or database specific as I have tried other tables and databases. I even reinstalled MS Access to make sure it was not the application's fault. It still exists and I don't know what went wrong.
Could someone please advise?

Thanks a lot.

Answer:MS Access 2013 Yes/No Lookup field properties can't select Text box

lycen, welcome to the Forum.
I am not sure how you managed to change it to a text field, as you can't do it in Access 2007, only to other types of "On/Off" type fields

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I have Office Professional 2013 installed, and with that comes Outlook 2013 email as the prime account.

I have one Gmail and two Hotmail email accounts linked to the Outlook 2013 email account, and usually accessible via the Outlook Mail app.

However, since 02 July 2017, no Hotmail emails have been downloaded for viewing via the Outlook 2013 Mail app. There is no problem at all with the Gmail account emails.

Yet if I login to my Hotmail accounts to view them online, I can see and read emails that have arrived since 02 July 2017.

Snips related to this problem are attached.

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Hello, I have Windows XP home ed, HP Pavilion Laptop. I had to reformat my drive due to problems. When I did this I made a Program File and put in under My Documents. It has the program files I used before I had to reformat my C drive.Now, when I try and access my normal Program File it tells me C:Program Files is not accessible. Access denied. I tried going through user account and set up 2 new accounts with Admin. My current 2 accounts have program admin. But I still can not access the Program Files on the C drive. I want to transfer the Program Files from My Documents to the Program Files in the C drive.Any suggestions?Thank you!

Answer:Cannot access program file, have 2 program files, one normal, one in My Document

You need to take ownership:

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Since they can't right-click, how do they create a folder in OWA? This got me stumped. I did some Googling but haven't found a solution yet.

Answer:Exchange 2013 - Outlook Web Access on Macbook Safari, how to create folders???

Hold down the "ctrl" key when clicking. That will give you the context menu (Otherwise known as right clicking in the Windows world).

Now, I have no idea if that will allow you to create a folder in Outlook Web Access, but assuming that's how OWA works on a Windows based machine, then this should work as well.

Good luck! Mac experts should give you any additional help.

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I have been struggling with this for a couple of days.

Here's the scenario: I have 2 sets of data, one shows repeat calls for a list of customers, the other shows trouble reports for the same set of customers. I want to count how many times each of these customers called within 30 days of the original trouble report.

I have tried using a nested count Iif expression but I don't have a lot of experience with expressions and apparently am using it incorrectly. What I have tried is something like this:

=Count(IIf([Contact Date/Time],+30,1))

Any suggestions or ideas are welcome at this point. Thank you in advance!



Answer:Access 2013 - Count only if date falls within 30 days of field from different table

I would create a 'groupby' query using the DateAdd function for criteria. If this is a report you should be able to link this query to the report query by acct number or something.
SQL looks like this example
SELECT Table1.Name2, Count(Table1.ID) AS NameCount
FROM Table1
WHERE (((Table1.Date1)>DateAdd('d',-30,Date())))
GROUP BY Table1.Name2;

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I have two programmes that are essential to my work: Word 2013 and Microsoft Digital Image Suite 2006. Neither of these work in Windows 10, even though I paid for them. I can no longer access my .doc or .docx files, which are essential to my work. I can access them through various apps from the app store but I cannot edit them unless I pay for an app. Why has Microsoft suddenly taken away programmes which I have paid for already?

Answer:I have word 2013. will it work in Windows 10? I've heard you can't access .docx documents?

False, Office 2013 works perfectly in 7, 8.1, 10, etc. Office 365, while MS would like us to subscribe to it, is not necessary to get Office work done. I had a friend with Office 2003 on their Windows 7 laptop, I imagine it would still work in 10.
I can't say about the Image Suite, not being familiar with it, but I imagine Windows 10's compatibility settings would be more than enough in the event of an issue.

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I don't know the difference between an Application and a Program. Thought the Geektionary would help, but didn't find anything there.

I have 2 Dell Windows XP computers.

If I want to copy something such as Microsoft Money from one pc and install it on the other, what exactly do I need to copy? The application or the program?

And where do I find what I need to copy? :confused

Any help in this area is so appreciated.


Answer:Application vs. Program

Well basically an Application is an executable file such as Notepad.exe whereas a program can contain more than one application along with numerous other files such as DLL files.

Since the days when Windows had a registry it is far more difficult just to copy a program as it often has numerous entries in the registry which will point to locations of files within the program - this is why prgrams these days are generally installed. Only if the program contains a small number of files or is a self contained executable (such as Notepad which is both a program and an application rolleyes) can a program be copied.

Hope that's all clear. :confusedrolleyes

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What is the best program/application software you've ever used on Windows OS? Any type/category is fine but exclude following types of programs:
1) Security software like antivirus, anti-malware and second opinion scanners. Because there's already millions of those thread at MT. You can include Anti-exes, HIPS and Software Restriction Policy software though.
2) Games. But you can include game enhancing software, tuner etc.

I choose IDM(Internet Download Manager) as my favourite. Years of slow and unreliable internet and could never stream videos. It was a lifesaver or Internet-saver for me.

Answer:Best program/application you've ever used

This is HARD. Kind of helps me realize how much good software exists. Guess I will go with backup since it has saved my a$$ so many times:

Paragon Backup and Restore

Please allow me to credit the following:
Comodo Programs Manager (I use 1.2.188360)-this just works so good but needs tweaks to run on W10
Inkscape-what would the world be without free image tracing/vectoring?
Virtual Clone Drive (Elaborate Bytes)-\very handy DVD emulation that's very well written and clean (I really like that about an app)
Revo Uninstaller Pro for making the full capabilities of the program available for free
AppCheck A/R-big thanks to these devs. Pls keep it going!
WinMerge-another clean app that compares folders (files) making it easy to find changed files in supposedly identical folders and update old ones

Many others out there but these are the ones other than standard security that I think deserve the most credit for being good.

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Yeah, So basically I'm here to explain the problem I've been having with my laptop. These crazy pop-ups that have WinAntiVirus Pro 2006 and keeps trying to install itself onto my laptop. I try to get rid of it by using Ad-aware and Spybot S&D - First, It says it's gone but it still pops up every now and then.

Now, Lately, There's been a .exe's called "win478.tmp.exe" and "win204.tmp.exe" in my Temp folder that's been trying to reach a connection - but my firewall blocks the connection it's trying to make. My firewall program has this .exe's called "Microsoft Mediaload" and "Universa Application".

I have no clue on what these .exe's do.. Then I tried looking up for newer spyware/malware programs and found hijack this. I did a scan and a log. So, I'm gonna try my luck here and see if you people can help me. Thanks!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:37:34 PM, on 7/20/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Int... Read more

Answer:Help! Mysterious program keeps trying to access my program [HijackThis log included!

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Hello, Sorry if this is jumbled, I am helping a friend with there computer when they gave it to me they were unable to get into windows because there password didn't work. So I fixed that and got into windows and then I saw the root of the problem... TONS of malware and viruses. It wouldn't connect to the internet even. So the first step was booted in safemode with networking, used RKILL, then used TDSKILLER, after it found things( I don't have the logs sorry) I then was able to install and update MALWAREBYTES before this I couldn't get a connection after running TDSkiller i was able to get a connection but it would only hold for like 5 min at a time. So I installed MALWAREBYTES, updated it and ran a full scan which took 6hrs by the way which spent most of the time in a folder C:\Windows\SysWOW64\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\Microsoft\WIndows\Temporyinternetfiles and same thing with the ending content.ie5....(byt the way I have never seen a folder scan this long) I scan my own computer all the time and it never does this)  I even went to look for this folder on here and the tempfilefolder isn't there or the content.ie5.... going on...SORRY. what Malwarebytes found I removed it was a lot of Zero Access and the Internet security2013. I then rebooted the computer. don't have this log either. I then ran malwarebytes rootkit and it also found stuff. removed them as well. I then ran superanti spyware it found about 29 items. removed them. and I then ran CCLEANER.. restar... Read more

Answer:Zero Access & Internet Security 2013 & Root Kits & SysWOW64 file problem

Hello. Having run ComboFix you need to repost this post with that Combo log and a DDS log from here,....Please follow this Preparation Guide, do steps 6,7 and 8 and post in a new topic.Let me know if all went well.

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Welps I'm starting school Monday and I need a good calender program to use on my laptop that's easy to learn and simple to use...Any ideas? Thanks in advance

Answer:Calender Program/application

You can find a couple of suggestions or members made here, in the second post, under the Office Applications heading:Freeware Replacements For Common Commercial AppsRainlendar & Sunbird

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i have recently noticed a problem when i download and install new programs. for example i downloaded and installed ashampoo burning studio and everything worked fine but when i restared the pc and tried to open it i got a message which read "the item has been changed or moved etc.. do you wish to delete this shortcut"

i thought that might just be a problem with the shortcut which suddenly displayed a generic icon but even the .exe file in the folder had the same issue.

this has happened every time i install this program and others as well which i have tested.

help would be greatly appreciated. thank you!

Answer:help! with program application problem

Does the program still work as intended?

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Can any body help i have downloaded 2 files and each time i try to open them i get the message saying this is not a win 32 application.I have tried windows98se and xphome can any body advise how i can open these files or are they now rubbish downloads.

Answer:This program is nort a win 32 application

They may have become corruped during download; is there an alternative download site?

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Hello can anyone please tell is there any back up software that can back up a particular application for me? For example, if there is any update for a software and i want to back up the software before updating it, is there any way to do so? I know i can back up the whole computer using Norton Ghost but what if i just want to back up a particular software?

Answer:Backup program for a particular application

Not generally doable. When programs are installed, they make changes in the registry of the computer and in various parts of the Windows operating system. Simply finding a program that will copy over the files, will not copy the registry changes or any other simply copies files. That is why people who try this run into problems. To date I know of no program that copies applications into a useful format to save. There are migration programs and imaging software etc, but nothing for single applications to my knowledge.

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i need a good program (with out payin 4 it plz) that can deleted application and its ext... when i hit ctrl alt delete i see it in use and when i end it process.. it pops back up... and i cant delete it...

the `application that i cant delete nor get rid of is nbjdb and wrrybq. those are application.. thank you.. plz any thing would help...

Answer:need an program that can delete application and its ext.


You most likely have malware on your PC judging by those file names, so running the below and attaching the logs requesed will be a start, then if the files are still their further removal instructions will be posted to aid you in removing any malware files including those two mentioned.

Please follow our standard cleaning procedures which are necessary for us to provide you support. Also there are steps included for installing, running, and posting HijackThis logs as attachments.

Run ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ & RUN ME FIRST Before Asking for Support
Make sure you check version numbers and get all updates.
Very Important: Make sure you tell us the results from running the tutorial...was anything found? Were you unable to complete any of the scans?...Were you unable to download any of the tools?...Did you do the on-line scans as suggested? etc.

After doing ALL of the above you still have a problem make sure you have booted to normal mode and run the steps in the below link to properly use HijackThis and attach a log:
Downloading, Installing, and Running HijackThis

Make sure you also rename HijackThis.exe as suggested in the procedures. Use analyse.exe for the new name. This is very important due to some new infections going around.

When you return to make your next post, make sure you attach the following logs and that you have run these scans in the following order too:
AVG Antispyware log - ONLY IF NEEDED y... Read more

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What is the worst legit program/application you've ever used in Windows? Exclude mention of antivirus and anti malware because there's already a popular thread about it on MT.

To moderators, please move this thread if I've posted it in the wrong place.

Answer:Worst program/application you've ever used

Backup software, it made me loose all backups, twice. First one "only" corrupted all files.

But the worst was the one from Google. I removed online files and upon sync, it removed local files. I had to redo everything.

I have sworn never to use any automatic backup software ever again, manual backups for me, only copy/paste locally or online.

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Trying to use a map making program for a video game. Worked fine for the past week, for whatever reason it suddenly won't show up in applications anymore.

I can load it and it seems to load fine (if I load another version and connect to the game server it gives me an error saying, "Client already connected").

When I look into Task Manager it is listed under processes, but not applications.

Please help.

Answer:Program in processes but not application.


I can load it and it seems to load fine

Go to Task Manager, end the process. Scroll through the list and make sure there are no other process started associated with the program.
Start the program, it should start and run now.

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I'm trying to execute an application (simulator) using a system call from my program. Once the application (simulator) starts, I want my program to perform certain tasks on the GUI of the simulator: fill in certain fields, start the simulation, collect the results, and close the application. In essence, I need to emulate the keyboard stokes on the GUI of the simulator using my C program. I must interface to the GUI since I only have the executable available to me. Can any one recommend a way to perform this? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:How to interface an application's GUI with a C program

Ive never done it, but I'd recommend looking into sockets, you can send data between a host program and server program and such.

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Anyone using this HOT rated download, and will it have a direct or indirect benefit regarding popup or popunder ads? The screen shot looks pretty impressive. I'm already employing CCleaner for the drive.

Answer:CleanCache application/program

This is more of a question for the Software Forum.

Using this or CCleaner is not necesarily going to stop popups? It is not a popup stopper? It's a drive cleaner which will remove some items that could possibly be related to some problems you are having.

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Hello, Sorry if this is jumbled, I am helping a friend with there computer when they gave it to me they were unable to get into windows because there password didn't work. So I fixed that and got into windows and then I saw the root of the problem... TONS of malware and viruses. It wouldn't connect to the internet even. So the first step was booted in safemode with networking, used RKILL, then used TDSKILLER, after it found things( I don't have the logs sorry) I then was able to install and update MALWAREBYTES before this I couldn't get a connection after running TDSkiller i was able to get a connection but it would only hold for like 5 min at a time. So I installed MALWAREBYTES, updated it and ran a full scan which took 6hrs by the way which spent most of the time in a folder C:\Windows\SysWOW64\config\systemprofile\AppData\Local\Microsoft\WIndows\Temporyinternetfiles and same thing with the ending content.ie5....(byt the way I have never seen a folder scan this long) I scan my own computer all the time and it never does this)  I even went to look for this folder on here and the tempfilefolder isn't there or the content.ie5.... going on...SORRY. what Malwarebytes found I removed it was a lot of Zero Access and the Internet security2013. I then rebooted the computer. don't have this log either. I then ran malwarebytes rootkit and it also found stuff. removed them as well. I then ran superanti spyware it found about 29 items. removed them. and I then ran CCLEANER.. restar... Read more

Answer:Zero Access,Internet Security 2013,root Kits,SysWOW64 file combo dds log attach

Hi jillmarten and Welcome to BleepingComputer!I am currently looking though your logs and will advice you on what to do in my next reply.Please can you post the Attach.txt in your next reply so I can also review this.

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Hello Everyone,

I've finally had enough. I am sick and tired of using windows control panel to uninstall programs. Why? Because 1/2 the time I use the add/remove programs thing it doesnt uninstall the program completly. It will leave folders, files, registry entries, hidden crap, and who knows what else still on my computer from the program I wanted to uninstall. Then I have to go back and try to delete them manually, then pray that a registry cleaner will find the rest (which usually doesnt happen).

I'm looking for something that will completely remove EVERYTHING when I uninstall a program. I dont care if it costs money or if its free, as long as it works.

Thank you if you can help.

EDIT: on a side note. Also looking for an easy to use free macro program. Somthing that I can use to press a key stoke, have a few minute delay, and repeat the key stroke. Then loop that untill I press stop.

Answer:Need the BEST program removal application in the world!

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when I try to open Mozilla fire fox the below said message pops up and only when I click OK the mozilla window opens. what is the problem here ?'"The application or DLL C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\MSVCR71.dill is not a valid windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette."

Answer:the application or DLL C:\Program Files\Java\

Go to Control Panel, double click on Java. Click on Update & click on > Update now.If you still having problems, uninstall Firefox completely ( including the Profile ) & reinstall again.

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I have a flash application running within a secure site. The program uses resources such as video clips and powerpoint presentations. Video clips work OK, but when I ask it to open a .ppt, a popup window appears briefly and then disappears again.
Popup blocker is disabled, and I don't have google or yahoo toolbars.
It's running in a trusted site with all the settings set to minimum security.
there is nothing wrong with the ppt - it runs perfectly on my pc, and from within my secure site.
And (perhaps crucially) it all works perfectly in Firefox!

This all leads me to conclude that there is a setting in IE7 that is wrong, but I can't for the life of me figure out what.

Can anybody help?
The ppt is one of the Resources within the SCORM-compliant "OCR PE AS level Teaching Support" from Heinemann. This is running as a course within the Fronter VLE. (Just on the off-chance that there is someone with specific knowledge of this!)

Thanks in advance.


Answer:running a program within a flash application within IE7

Welcome to TSF

What type of anti-virus & security programs are installed? I know Norton Security has some type of popup blocker in their settings.

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I'm troubleshooting a Windows XP (SP2) eMachine (with a fresh OS install on a new hard drive - no original eMachine software remains on the system) and I've never encountered such a persistent problem: certain applications (Fruit Loops, Adobe Acrobat Reader, among others) run fine after installation, but after a reboot they will not run. Their shortcuts, as well as the actual program executables, lose their original icons and are mysteriously changed to the generic window icon (the one Windows will use for a file type is doesn't recognize.) When I try to run these programs, using the desktop shortcut OR the actual executable, I get the error dialog box: "This program is not a valid Win32 application." This happens to several applications, while others (Pro Tools, Acid) remain unaffected and can be executed w/o any problem.
*Note: this computer is not connected to the Internet, so it is unlikely that this is some type of virus.

What could be causing this? Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

Answer:program not a valid Win32 application

Some how your files are getting corrupted and with out being there to see what is going on I don't know how to help you Sorry

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Hello all. I have myself a rather vexing issue going on with my operating system (XP x64 Edition SP2) that has me baffled, especially since it has survived an almost foolproof barrage of fixes.

Basically, I noticed very recently that one of my programs that requires an internet connection (P2P Program) is unable to connect to the internet, despite having worked fine for almost 2 years now. I blew it off at first, and when I went back again to try it I had the same problem. I ended up downloading another, similar program, and had that problem again. I noticed after this, that some of my games (and other applications) that require an internet connection to update and the like, also are now unable to connect to the internet to perform their functions. Even one of my malware scanners, which requires that it is up to date before being able to run, could not update itself (I manually updated it).

Not sure if this is relevant, but my clock was reset by itself to July 1st 2005, and after I manually reset it, it didn't change itself back (yet).

So in a nutshell, I did some research and found one other guy with a similar problem to my own, which he identified as a worm in his WINDOWS registry. He didn't specify how he removed it.

I've since run my anti-virus software (BitDefender), CCleaner, Ad-aware, Malwarebytes, Spybot S&D, HijackThis, and SUPERAntiSpyware and I've had no luck. Malwarebytes discovered some potentially false positives ignored by Ad-aware and m... Read more

Answer:Program/Application Connection Issues

Your real system in the BIOS, not onscreen. What you see onscreen merely copies from the real clock.System time issues normally indicate a failing CMOS battery, which needs to be replaced. Cost of the typical CR2032 batery is less than $5 in the U.S., available anywhere selling watch/electronics/other batteries.CMOS Battery Replacement - Louis

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Here's a strange problem.

I have AAA Map 'n' Go 7.0, running with WinMe.

When I exit the program, instead of getting the message that I used to get (I believe it was, "Save Changes to startup.mn7?"), I get the following message: "_______ startup.mn7?"

How do I reset the "_______" to "Save Changes to..."?

I have already uninstalled and re-installed the program, and that didn't solve the problem.

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Hey guys, I realize that I am not the only person that has encountered this problem, as my research has shown. I tried to ready some similar posts and problems on this forum and others, but I seem to get stuck at certain steps. Here is my situation. Im on a Dell latitude d630 running windows vista. I fell asleep watching Dexter online and when I woke up there was a new looking Anti-Virus program on my task bar that i do not remember installing. The program showed hundreds of infections and was prompting me to delete only if i bought their antivirus. After realizing I could not delete these infections i tried to close the program and open my Malwarebytes Anti Malware and also Synamatec Antivirus. Both programs failed to open, and an error message bubbled off of the "Antivirus" icon. As soon as this happened I tried harder to download new antivirus and to get this off my comp. But no matter what I download, I am unable to install/open. I cannot open task manager, and recently new virus alerts have been popping up. One says i have an infiltration alert about trojans and password stealing attacks, and when I press stay unprotected www.*censored*.com pops up. I tried to fix this going off what you said to others, but I would appreciate a little one on one help to walk me through this, as each case may be different entirely. Thanks a lot!

Answer:Application could not be executed, program is infected. Please Help

Hello and welcome to Computer Hope Forum. My name is Dave. I will be helping you out with your particular problem on your computer. 1. I will be working on your Malware issues. This may or may not solve other issues you have with your machine.2. The fixes are specific to your problem and should only be used for this issue on this machine.3. If you don't know or understand something, please don't hesitate to ask.4. Please DO NOT run any other tools or scans while I am helping you.5. It is important that you reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.6. Your security programs may give warnings for some of the tools I will ask you to use. Be assured, any links I give are safe.7. Absence of symptoms does not mean that everything is clear.If you can't access the internet with your infected computer you will have to download and transfer any programs to the computer you're using now and transfer them to the infected computer with a CD-RW or a USB storage device. I prefer a CD because a storage device can get infected. If you use a storage device hold the shift key down while inserting the USB storage device for about 10 secs. You will also have to transfer the logs you receive back to the good computer using the same method until we can get the computer back on-line.Please download and run the below tool named Rkill (courtesy of which may help allow other programs to run.Save Rkill to your desktop.There are 4 different versions. If one ... Read more

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how do i stop notepad from appearing at bootup

Answer:bootup program application control

Hi and welcome,
Click start, run, type msconfig, go to startup, un-check notepad, reboot pc. When you boot back there will be a box telling you you made changes and how to un-do them, just check do not show again.

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My Gmail notifier program has disappeared from the startup list. I can re-download it and add it to the startup list - but is there an easy way to add an existing program to the startup group?

Answer:[SOLVED] Add (application) program to startup

Should just be able find the executable file and drag it to the startup folder

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Somehow an application program has arrived on my pc (running XP), with an icon on my desktop. I have deleted the icon but cannot delete the program, I get a msg saying 'access denied'. I can change the name and move it around folders, except to a cd writer! As far as I can tell I have full authorisation. I have run AVG 6 as well as the Pit Stop full test, no problems showed up. Can anyone suggest anything?

Answer:Unable to delete an application program

You are the adminstrator?Try restarting the PC in safe mode, keep tapping the F8 key when the computer is starting and choose safe mode from the menu.

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My family computer is a desktop PC running Windows Vista with McAfee. I make sure to run all updates ASAP. My updates are current through yesterday. When I tried to update my computer this morning, the updates failed with an unknown error. "Error(s) found: code 80070103 Windows Update encountered an unknown error"

This morning, I turned on the computer to find that McAfee has been disabled, Windows Defender has been disabled, and that I cannot turn them back on. Additionally, I cannot run any programs. Invariably, I get the response "program.exe is not a valid Win32 application" regardless of whether I run the program from the C drive or a USB.

Neither Internet Explorer nor Firefox are working; I can only access the internet by opening windows explorer and typing an address into the address bar in that window.

I have tried running McAfee in safe mode, but get the same message. I tried the "repair computer" function when I boot the computer, but it insists that I have another drive attached (though I have unplugged the camera, flash drvie, external hard drive)... There is nothing attached (except for the keyboard and mouse). I have tried restoring my computer to a previous restore point only to be told by the computer that there are no restore points.

I started Googling and thought that it may be the Bagle virus because of the "is not a valid Win32 application" but found none of the files listed on the Removing Bagle Infections page... Read more

Answer:Program.exe is not a valid Win32 application

Hello, Psychedea

Step 1:
Let's see if one of these online scanners can remove enough for you to then run our tools.

Using BitDefender Online Scan

TrendMicro HouseCall

Step 2:
Make sure that you transfer the tools to the instructed directories given in the R & R Me FIRST
Both SAS & MBAM should be saved to C:\Downloads.. then installed to C:\Program Files
Once installed, open each application and update their definitions databases before running a "Quick scan".

Step 3:
Then re-name MGTools.exe to and see if it will run.

Step 4:
Attach these logs to your reply -
TM Housecall results

Make sure you tell me if you had any problems running this procedure and give a description of how things are working now!


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When logged in to a domain-based workstation under an admin account, if you install a program will this install under all the user accounts? If I recall correctly, I had an application that was installed on one user in the past, but not the others.

Also, what is the best way to install an application for one specific user and not the others?

Whenever installing an application/ program in the past, I always logged on to an admin account and subsequently installed the application. I am just curious if there are other options and if so, how to do it.

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Is it possible in Windows 7 (either via a windows feature or an add-on program) to password protect individual programs or software so that when you try to run the software you first need to provide a password? Please note this is not the same as UAC in Windows 7. I want to be able to lock down certain programs so that when a user tries to run the program (say Internet Explorer or Microsoft Access) they will be prompted for a password. This would be very handy in a shared user scenario. Is this possible via the group policy editor?Thanks!

Answer:Password protect an application or program

This is not supported by Windows but third party applications may provide this feature. Windows security doesn't work that way.Windows security is based on the users account and the groups it is a member of. This is in the files and folder security properties. Don't change anything here unless you know what you are doing.Note that if the user is using an admin account he can evade any and all restrictions you might impose.

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Attempt to uninstall (pre-installed) MS Picture It! Publisher 2001 over most of a day have failed. Removal from registry made no difference. Disk is required for removal. Any advice would be welcome. Thanks in advance

Answer:Clean uninstall of program(application)

I take it you've already tried uninstalling it using add/remove programs. Try deleting all of the data files (C:\Program Files\Whatever it would be it) and then using add/remove programs.

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