Active content in this file is blocked. Trust Center

Antonio Tudela 71 Reputation points

I am trying to migrate several tables from Microsoft Access file located on channel into teams to Microsoft SharePoint online. When I try to do it using "DataBase tool" --> "SharePoint" and select the SharePoint site appears the next issue:

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I changed some values from trusted sites in MS Access without luck. Anyone has the same problem and has a solution? Many thanks.

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  1. AllenXu-MSFT 14,586 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Antonio Tudela,

    The "active content" in Access refers to any code or macros within the database that can execute. So go to File >> Options >> Trust Center >> Trust Center Settings... >> Macro settings >> Check "Enable VBA macros (not recommended; potentially dangerous code can run)" >> Click OK to save.

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  1. Tanay Prasad 2,100 Reputation points


    As Allen said above, you can try doing that. If that doesn't solve the issue, try the following methods-

    1. Windows may block the database file (.accdb) if it was downloaded from the internet or another unreliable source. If the option to unblock the file appears when you right-click on the.accdb file, select "Properties" from the menu, and then click "Unblock."
    2. In Microsoft Access, add the folder containing the.accdb file for your Access database to the list of trusted locations. By selecting "Trusted Locations" in the "Trust Center" settings and entering the folder path, you can accomplish this.
    3. Check to see if the database operation is being blocked by your firewall or antivirus settings. Disable your firewall or antivirus software momentarily and try again.
    4. Make sure you have the appropriate permissions in SharePoint to access the SharePoint site and migrate tables.

    Best Regards.

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  2. Asem Wagih 0 Reputation points

    1- Right click on your data base file.

    2- choose properties.

    3-in general tab , security section , check unblock box and click apply>ok.


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