Repair your database using MS Access Vsn2
You MUST use Microsoft Access Version 2 and not any later version!!!!
- Go into internet explorer
- enter the address
- Choose the SAVE option
- If you use our AUSBROKER program enter
C:\Broker\msa.exeas the file name to save But if you use our rent Master program enter
C:\RentMstr\msa.exeas the file name to save
- When it starts downloading the file ...
Make sure that the CLOSE THIS DIALOG BOX WHEN DOWNLOAD COMPLETES is NOT ticked
- If it asks you whether to overwrite the file answer YES.
- Once the download has finished there will be a RUN button that you can click - click it
- if it shows a message about the publisher not being verified just click the RUN button again
- It will then display a message telling you which folder to save the file into and you can just click on the OK button
- Another window will open up showing Winzip Self Extractor - msa.exe
- Change the entry in the box that says C:\Windows
If you use our AUSBROKER program change it to C:\Broker
But if you use our rent Master program program change it to C:\RentMstr
- Click on the UNZIP button
- it will say 5 files unzipped so just click on the OK button and MS Access V2 should open up by itself
- It may display 5 or 6 messages about can't find file etc - just click on them when/if they appear
- When it is finished you should see a screen that says Microsoft Access in the top left hand corner
- Now click on the FILE menu and choose REPAIR DATABASE
- Navigate to the folder where you store your Ausbroker or Rent Master data (it might be C:\broker or G:\broker or J:\broker etc)
- Double click on your database name in the file name list on the left hand side
- The database should be repaired and then a message telling you that the repair is compete should be displayed.
- Click on the OK button.
- Follow the instructions on the FAQ page on our web site to do a compact on the database and then another repair and another compact.
If this doesn't work then you'll need to restore a previous backup of your data and repeat the procedure once you have restored it.