You receive a "Method 'Connection' of Object '_currentproject' Failed" error message

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When you attempt to use a wizard or to open a switchboard in Access 2000, you receive the following error message:
Method 'connection' of object '_currentproject' failed.


This behavior can result from a damaged or a corrupted Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) stack.


To resolve this behavior, download and install the latest version of MDAC from the following Microsoft Web site:
This site also provides links to information about how to install MDAC.


You see this behavior most commonly with a switchboard form, the Lookup wizard, the Combo Box wizard, or the List Box wizard. However, this behavior can also occur with other wizards or builders.


Article ID: 306132 - Last Review: August 17, 2007 - Revision: 5.3
  • Microsoft Access 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Access 2002 Standard Edition
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