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MDB size increases abnormally when updating

MDB size increases abnormally when updating

MDB size increases abnormally when updating

I connect via VB6:
[Set cnW = New ADODB.Connection
cnW.CursorLocation = adUseClient
cnW.Provider = "Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0"
cnW.Open w.MDB]

When I do intensive update to Access, the MDB size increases 3 times more (bit less) than  its actuall size.
The problem is when the shrinked MDB size is 800 MB. Then during the update, adding etc it hits the limit of 2GB and bum...!


RE: MDB size increases abnormally when updating

If you're using 2002 it might well be a known problemI would imagine that you'd have to build in some automated compact and repairs at convenient points in your app to workj around this.

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RE: MDB size increases abnormally when updating

I am using access 2003!

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