MSysCompactError - How to troubleshoot?
I'm running Access 2007. Today I split my db into frontend and backend. When the split was done, I get a table called MSysCompactError.
ErrorDescription: MSysCompactError ErrorDescription '|' is not a valid name. Make sure that it does not include invalid characters or punctuation and that it is not too long.
I also noticed that I cannot open one of my queries in design view anymore, I'm not sure if it's related but I suspect it is. [EDIT]: I've confirmed that it is related. I opened a backup I have before I split the DB and I could open the query in design view.
The error message I get is:
" is not a valid name. Make sure that it does not include invalid characters or punctuation and that it is not too long.
How do I go about troubleshooting and fixing this problem
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