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Same linked table different data

Same linked table different data

Same linked table different data


I have a BE/FE on two PCs with the BE being on the first PC and both users FE have links to the BE. The database was working fine until the PC where the BE is located was replaced. The database is working fine on both PCs BUT records that are entered from the first PC are not visible by the second and the opposite. They both have the same data until the PC was replaced but from then the data is different on each PC. It is as if from the moment the new link was created, there are two different databases working in parallel but in reality there is only one.

I have checked the permissions and sharing of the folder the BE is in and the second user has full access to it to add or edit. Also I relinked the tables with no success.
The PCs are using Windows XP SP2 and Access 2003.

Does anybody know what is going on?


RE: Same linked table different data

Sounds like the 'old PC' is still turned on and the 'New PC' has a different name otherwise the second PC would not see any data. The database on the second computer has to be relinked to the new name and/or share on the first computer....

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