unexpected error from external database driver (22)

Discussion in 'Microsoft Access External Data' started by Guest, Sep 14, 2006.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Trying to export my query to excel file onmy desktop, I got this error
    message "unexpected error from external database driver (22).

    also I cannot open the design or make a report from access
    Guest, Sep 14, 2006
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  2. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Does your database file end in .mde instead of .mdb?
    Guest, Sep 15, 2006
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  3. Guest

    Guest Guest

    it ends in .mdb

    Guest, Sep 15, 2006
  4. Guest

    Guest Guest

    There went my first good idea. Try moving the database file to another
    computer will Access on it. If you can get it to work there, then the problem
    is with your computer's install of Office or Access. If it's still acting up
    at the other computer, then it could be a corrupt database file.
    Guest, Sep 16, 2006
  5. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I did try to open it on a different computer since this database is on a
    shared drive & still showing the same error message. I also have Office 2003
    re installed in my PC but yes it does give me the same error message. You
    think it's a corrupted database? What's your suggestion to correct it? Thanks
    Guest, Sep 18, 2006
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    Guest Guest

    Guest, Sep 18, 2006
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