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Error: "Automatic configuration of the current version of Microsoft Access has failed." occurs when you try to start Microsoft Access after updating to Version 1802

Last Updated: March 15, 2018

ISSUE

You may see the following error when starting Access after updating to Monthly Channel Version 1802 (Build 9029.2167 or greater):

"Automatic configuration of the current version of Microsoft Access has failed. Your database might not function correctly. This can occur if you do not have the necessary permissions to install Microsoft Access on this computer."

STATUS: FIXED

This issue is fixed in Monthly Channel Version 1802 (Build 9029.2253) or higher. To get the latest update immediately, open Access and choose File > Account > Update Options > Update Now.

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