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Article ID: 254822 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 4.0

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Advanced: Requires expert coding, interoperability, and multiuser skills.

This article applies to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb) and to a Microsoft Access project (.adp).


You notice that the wrong record is found when you use the Find dialog box or when you run any Data Access Object (DAO) Find methods. These methods may be one of the following: FindFirst, FindLast, FindNext, or FindPrevious.


You are using the Find dialog box or the DAO Find methods on a linked ODBC table.


Obtain the latest Microsoft Jet 4.0 service pack that contains an updated version of the Microsoft Jet 4.0 database engine.

For additional information about how to obtain the latest version of the Jet 4.0 database engine, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
239114  ( ) How To: Obtain the Latest Service Pack for the Microsoft Jet 4.0 Database Engine


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

  • Microsoft Access 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Data Access Components 2.1
  • Microsoft Data Access Components 2.1 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Data Access Components 2.1 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Data Access Components 2.5
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