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

This article was previously published under Q306132
Novice: Requires knowledge of the user interface on single-user computers.

This article applies only to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb).

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.
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Article ID: 306132 - Last Review: 08/17/2007 02:54:28 - Revision: 5.3

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