Article ID: 250339 - View products that this article applies to.
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Moderate: Requires basic macro, coding, and interoperability skills.
This article applies to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb) and to a Microsoft Access project (.adp).
When you try to create a new Microsoft Access project file (ADP) or when you try to upsize a Microsoft Access database file (MDB), Access appears to stop responding (hangs), or you receive the following error message:
The expression you entered refers to an object that is closed or doesn't exist.
Upgrade the Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) on the client computer to version 2.6 or later. You can download the latest version of MDAC from the following Microsoft Web site:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
Steps to Reproduce the Behavior