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ACC97: Removing Earlier Version Components Deletes Files on Server
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If you have a workstation installation of Microsoft Access 2.0 or 7.0, and
you choose to remove components from the earlier versions when you install
Microsoft Access 97 locally, some Microsoft Access 2.0 or 7.0 files are
removed from the server. The administrative setup on the network server no
NOTE: This does not occur if the user who is installing Microsoft Access
97 locally does not have permission to delete the files from the
administrative installation folder on the server.
You must remove the damaged administrative installation on the network
server and reinstall it.
If you want to avoid deleting files from the server, do not select to
remove the earlier version components when you run Microsoft Access 97
Setup, or verify that you do not have permission to delete files on the
server before you begin.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft Access 97.
The following files are removed from the server:
Microsoft Access 7.0 Files Removed
Microsoft Access 2.0 Files Removed
For information about creating an administrative installation of Microsoft
Access 2.0 or 7.0, view the Network.txt file in the Setup subfolder of
your Microsoft Access 7.0 program folder, or view the Acreadme.hlp file in
your Microsoft Access 2.0 program folder.
Article ID: 163841 - Last Review: January 19, 2007 - Revision: 3.1
- Microsoft Access 97 Standard Edition
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