Written By Yousuf Hasan
Updated on September 12th, 2022
Many users prefer saving their confidential files on MS Access Database and it has been used for a very long time. The files remain protected and safe, once they are on MS Access Database. But recently many users are facing Access Runtime Error 3151 on their PCs. This error arises only when the ODBC fails to connect to MS Access.
But let me tell you the whole story behind this error. A user emailed me his query regarding this error. The email quotes:-
“Hello Sir, I have recently changed my SQL Server IP and DSN Name then created a fresh ODBC and made few alterations in the link table. Finally, I succeeded in updating a table into a new SQL Server. But when I tried to update territories, I faced an error. Right now I am using Access FE and was connecting to a BE SQL.”
Well, my friend the basic reason for this error is when the user makes the same ODBC connection with MS Access as MS SQL Server. The chances of popping such error are high in such cases.
Well, that’s all about the Error 3151, but let us see how we can resolve it. There are basically two techniques through which you can deal with this error. The first one is a manual technique and the second is a professional one. If the first technique fails, then only switch to the next one.
I hope the first trick itself can resolve this error. But if it fails, then the only option is left is to try a professional method.
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Just follow the step by step procedure and fix the problem. Let us see what the first method says:-
This trick will surely fix your error. But MS Access is not restricted to this error only. There are several other errors which are connected to MS Access. The most common reason for such errors is the MS Access Database file corruption. So if you don’t want to face any kind of error, always keep your database file healthy. If you find any issue with the file, then immediately repair the Access Database file.
Manually it is not possible to effectively repair MDB files of Access Database. You have to try a Professional Access Repair Software. If you’ll always keep your MDB Files up to date, then you’ll never face such kinds of error.
This professional tool is designed to repair severely corrupted MDB files which are the main cause of any error in Access Database and therefore it fixes alignment errors and restores the MDB files in the original form.
This is the whole process of repairing a corrupted MDB file which helps to prevent Access Runtime error 3151. You have this option as well to fix the error.
Well, I have told you how to fix the error. You have various options to fix the error. Either you can try the manual ways or professional ways. So take your decision and opt the best way. I hope by now you can easily fix error 3151.
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