MSACCESS crashes when starting VB editor

Solution by Tom van Stiphout found here: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/accessdev/thread/b71487c3-e369-4da6-b821-41f0b9dd29dc Another possible solution is to decompile the application. Create a shortcut like this and execute it: <path_to>msaccess.exe <path_to>your.accdb /decompile...