Access cannot open any databases. Access cannot create new databases, just this message on the attempt.
We have repeatedly installed Office SP1 and SP2 (both over the Internet and downloaded executables). We have updated using Windows Update. We have tried to uninstall and reinstall Access. We have tried a Detect and Repair. We have tried to uninstall IE6 and reinstall it. We have updated IE6. There were a few other things we have tried and nothing seems to fix this problem.
There are small other misbehaviors like we cannot bring up the website
Google, but we can get CNN.
The computer was moved and the only thing temporarily protecting it is
Windows XP Firewall on a static IP. Have we been hacked? Can someone suggest a solution of a few things to try?
Well the issue is over for now. I just did a repair installation of XP and the issue went away. It just became apparent I could troubleshoot this thing for years. So I took the "somewhat easy" route towards a solution. Now if it happens again ...