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Advanced: Requires expert coding, interoperability, and multiuser skills.
This article applies only to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb).
For a Microsoft Access 2000 version of this article, see 254845
After you enter thousands of characters of text into a Memo field, at a certain point, you notice that question marks appear, instead of text.
Obtain the latest Microsoft Jet 4.0 service pack that contains an updated version of the Microsoft Jet 4.0 database engine.
For additional information about how to obtain the latest version of the Jet 4.0 database engine, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/239114/ )How to obtain the latest service pack for the Microsoft Jet 4.0 Database Engine
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