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When you try to create a data access page in Microsoft Office Access 2003 or Microsoft Access 2002, you may receive the following message:If you click Add, click Add two times, and then click Close, you can create the data access page. However, when you next start Access and create a data access page, you receive this message again.
If you click Close, you receive the following message:
When you click OK, you receive the following error message:
The data definition of this data access page has been corrupted and can't be repaired. You must recreate the page. Save has been disabled.
This issue occurs because of the increased security introduced in Microsoft Windows Server 2003. The data access page must load ActiveX controls to function. However, it cannot load these controls if your Internet Explorer Internet zone security settings are set to High.
After you click Add on the message described in the Symptoms section of this article, and then click Add to add the accdp protocol to the list of trusted sites, you are prompted again to add this protocol the next time that you create a data access page because the number that follows accdp:// changes each time you create a data access page.
To work around this issue, change your Internet zone settings in Microsoft Internet Explorer to allow ActiveX controls and plug-ins. To do this, follow these steps:
For additional information about how to configure the security settings in Internet Explorer, type res://shdoclc.dll/IESecHelp.htm#addinternetsites in the Internet Explorer Address bar, and then click Go.
Article ID: 816610 - Last Review: October 30, 2006 - Revision: 4.5