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Hi ppl

Can sameone tell me how to make the pre-backup event open a Access (MDB) file?

I need Cobian to open my C:\myfile.mdb before rum the backup,

I go to Events> pre-backup events, add: EXECUTE,C:\myfile.mdb, but it does open it!  

Thanks in advance
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Because the Execution event will only execute programs (*.exe files) you cannot just select the file. BUT you can select access C:\program.....etc\access.exe or whatever AND then, when prompted, just add your file as an argument or parameter: C:\myfile.mdb.

Good luck

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Works fine!
Thanks you.
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