Read Only users lock MS Access database

  • 10066663
  • NOVL65674
  • 08-Dec-2001
  • 04-Apr-2002

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Fact

Novell NetWare 3.2

Novell Client 32

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Office Pro 95

Formerly KB 2934890

Symptom

Read Only users lock MS Access database

Read Write mode cannot open if read only mode is in use with Microsoft Access.

Cause

Appears to be a Microsoft Access problem.
The Read Only Compatibility setting in client32 was changed to OFF without helping. The problem only occurs in Access, MS Excel did not show this behavior.

Fix

Issue reported to Microsoft