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MS Access 2007: Refresh table links

This MSAccess tutorial explains how to refresh linked tables in Access 2007 (with screenshots and step-by-step instructions).

Question: In Microsoft Access 2007, how can I refresh all table links without having to delete the link and recreate it?

Answer: To do this, under the Tools menu, right-click on the linked table in the left window. And select "Linked Table Manager" from the popup menu.

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A Linked Table Manager window should appear as follows:

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Select the tables that you wish to refresh the links for. In this example, we've selected the Suppliers table. Click on the OK button.

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You should get a message indicating that the linked tables were successfully refreshed. Now, any changes to the linked table should be reflected in your database.

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This will return you back to the Linked Table Manager window. Click on the Close button.