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Last Updated: February 8, 2022


A bug in Current Channel Version 2201 (Build 14827.20158) has been reported that prevents Access from closing and leaves the lockfile active, which may lead to the following errors even before shutting down Access. The issue is triggered by running VBA code that references Access objects.

Symptoms include:

  • No Access window open, but Access process running in task manager

  • Trying to compact and repair an Access file and receiving a message that the database is already in use

  • Receiving “Error 3048: Cannot open any more databases”

  • Receiving “Error 3014: Can’t open any more tables”

  • Receiving error “Already in use by Admin” 


This issue has been fixed in Version 2201 (Build 14827.20192)

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