frequently asked questions


"Cannot find Database in File List"

FAQ0005 | 29 March 2011


How to Open a Database when the file path is no longer there?



View Last Opened Databases

From the File menu select from the list of databases, the databases appear in last opened order.




To Open an Access Database

  • From the File menu select Open Database. Select 'MS Access (Jet 4)' in the Database Type field and click Next



  • Enter the path and file name of the database you wish to open or click the Browse button to select the database from the folder the database is being stored in



    Click Finish to open database



To Open a SQL Database

  • From the File menu select Open Database. Select 'MS SQL Server' in the Database Type field and click Next



  • Enter the 'Server Name' or click the Refresh button then select the 'Server Name' from the drop down list


  • Enter the 'Database Name' or click the Refresh button then select the 'Database Name' from the drop down list



    Click Finish to open database



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