When I clicked it, it was a green coloured tick and not greyed out like the other ticks meant for the other permissions. They will keep getting the same error message unless they are assigned to one of the "working" groups or they use an XP system. Home Products Services Learning Forum Contact Access World Forums > Microsoft Access Discussion > General Question Access error: Could not lock file User Name Remember Me? Is there something else I am missing? http://gsbook.org/lock-file/microsoft-access-database-could-not-lock-file.php
Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? All rights reserved. However no matter how I many permissions I give them it still gives the same error on Windows 7 machines. 0 LVL 77 Overall: Level 77 MS Access 67 Message glisando, Jun 5, 2007 #6 cristobal03 Joined: Aug 5, 2005 Messages: 3,084 I was under the impression dfriend846 meant establishing write permissions for the Windows user to the network folder, not
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Appreciate your assistance. Microsoft Access Record-locking Information This works fine on Windows XP workstations. I think you have to check that there are not multiple mdw files in play here. You need to have write privileges to the directory that contains the database you are trying to open.
It is a common requirement that users can specify the criteria for a report at runtime. http://kb.tableau.com/articles/issue/error-could-not-lock-file-connecting-to-access If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Could Not Lock File. 3050 Advertisement dfriend846 Thread Starter Joined: Aug 11, 2005 Messages: 203 We have an Access database on our network which about 2-3 of us use concurrently. Access Lock File Please Wait...
Also even if I log into the network as an administrator, when I log into Access it will work for some usernames and not others. http://gsbook.org/lock-file/ms-access-could-not-lock-the-file.php Always Listening To: Thrice Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Database Development Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Visual Basic Visual Basic .NET VB.net Again, the same thing. When you have received an answer to your question, please mark it as resolved using the Thread Tools menu. "open Databases By Using Record-level Locking"
When one of the users opens the file (the others haven't tried yet) she gets the following error pop up... "Could not lock file". This is because the .ldb file is created in the same folder as the database and users have to have rights in order create .ldb file, write to it and delete www.google.com - Pay Tribute. More about the author dfriend846, Sep 13, 2005 #1 Sponsor dfriend846 Thread Starter Joined: Aug 11, 2005 Messages: 203 Here's an answer to the above problem: The users who had problems opening Access had
One person cannot access it because of a, "Could Not Lock File" error. I just took over the admistration of the database recently. One person got in okay and started to enter data but no one else could get in.
I managed to get some info from this site : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/305995 Could anyone confirm that the method suggested by the above mentioned link will solve the problem? PC Learning Zone - Computer Training 215,971 views 18:45 Creating a Main Menu Form in an Access Database - Duration: 5:26. So, by putting the FE of a split DB on the user's machine, that LDB will be created on his/her own machine where he/she can lock/write to their heart's content. Loading...
This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Windows users must be able to write to the folder where the database resides in order to create lock files. Product Help Browse a complete list of product manuals and guides. http://gsbook.org/lock-file/ms-access-could-not-lock-file.php Originally Posted by The_Grudge Should they restart their computers to have the new permissions apply or should it work right away?
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