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Disable AutoStart Macro (MS Access)

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Q. I have an MS Access file that I'm trying to open. While starting, it tries to run a macro that crashes (hangs, doesn't work, etc) and then kicks me out. What can I do?

A. Disable "AutoStart" macro. To do that press and hold the "Shift" button while opening your database.

Note: if your macro used to bring up forms and you've stopped it, you will need to open the forms manually. Click on the Drop-down menu in Navigation Pane and select "Forms" From there you'll be able to get the forms you are looking for

Comments (2)
Many Thanks!
2 Wednesday, 24 February 2016 18:39
Programmer
Very helpful, thank you
THANK YOU
1 Wednesday, 01 July 2015 08:43
Samuel
Thank you! You saved me so any hours of rework! I unthinkingly added some code to my FormLoad event that would quit Access on certain condition. Happened so that, "that" Condition was True ALL THE TIME! :D

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