Access OLE Bitmap's as Packages
We're having a strange Access problem here that I'm hoping someone here may know an answer to.
When we Insert an Object in a Table it always shows up as a 'Package'. This would be fine, but the objects are always Windows Bitmap files (.bmp) which Access is supposed to handle without an OLE server. Thus they should be importing into the table as 'Bitmap Images' not as a 'Package'.
The system works fine on a clean install of Windows/Office, but as soon as we install either Paint Shop Pro 7 or Adobe Fireworks CS3, Access stops working.
I think it is a file association problem. We've changed the .bmp association back to MS-Paint. Installed MS Photo Editor off of a Office XP CD. Unistalled both PSP and Fireworks. But nothing seems to be working. What ever we try/do the .bmp files continue to import as 'Package' rather than 'Bitmap Image'.
Has any one seen this before? Does anyone know a solution or have any pointers as to where we may go next? Any help we be much appreciated.