Error: Code 10951 - You don't have permission to modify '|.'@To modify this object, you must have Modify Design permission for it. If the object is a table, you must also have Delete Data and Update Data permissions for it.Do you want to save a copy of the object as a new ob

How to fix the Runtime Code 10951 You don't have permission to modify '|

This article features error number Code 10951, commonly known as You don't have permission to modify '| described as You don't have permission to modify '|.'@To modify this object, you must have Modify Design permission for it. If the object is a table, you must also have Delete Data and Update Data permissions for it.Do you want to save a copy of the object as a new ob

About Runtime Code 10951

Runtime Code 10951 happens when Microsoft Access fails or crashes whilst it's running, hence its name. It doesn't necessarily mean that the code was corrupt in some way, but just that it did not work during its run-time. This kind of error will appear as an annoying notification on your screen unless handled and corrected. Here are symptoms, causes and ways to troubleshoot the problem.

Definitions (Beta)

Here we list some definitions for the words contained in your error, in an attempt to help you understand your problem. This is a work in progress, so sometimes we might define the word incorrectly, so feel free to skip this section!

  • Copy - To copy is to create a duplicate of an object without destroying the original
  • Design - Design in programming is the act of making particular choices about how best to structure a program, to achieve goals of reliability, maintainability, correctness or ease of use.
  • Object - An object is any entity that can be manipulated by commands in a programming language
  • Permissions - Permissions define the operations that authenticated users are allowed to perform on file systems, databases and other computer systems.
  • Save - To store data in a computer or on a storage device.
  • Table - DO NOT USE THIS TAG; it is ambiguous

Symptoms of Code 10951 - You don't have permission to modify '|

Runtime errors happen without warning. The error message can come up the screen anytime Microsoft Access is run. In fact, the error message or some other dialogue box can come up again and again if not addressed early on.

There may be instances of files deletion or new files appearing. Though this symptom is largely due to virus infection, it can be attributed as a symptom for runtime error, as virus infection is one of the causes for runtime error. User may also experience a sudden drop in internet connection speed, yet again, this is not always the case.

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Causes of You don't have permission to modify '| - Code 10951

During software design, programmers code anticipating the occurrence of errors. However, there are no perfect designs, as errors can be expected even with the best program design. Glitches can happen during runtime if a certain error is not experienced and addressed during design and testing.

Runtime errors are generally caused by incompatible programs running at the same time. It may also occur because of memory problem, a bad graphics driver or virus infection. Whatever the case may be, the problem must be resolved immediately to avoid further problems. Here are ways to remedy the error.

Repair Methods

Runtime errors may be annoying and persistent, but it is not totally hopeless, repairs are available. Here are ways to do it.

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When you get a runtime error, keep in mind that it is happening due to programs that are conflicting with each other. The first thing you can do to resolve the problem is to stop these conflicting programs.
  • Open Task Manager by clicking Ctrl-Alt-Del at the same time. This will let you see the list of programs currently running.
  • Go to the Processes tab and stop the programs one by one by highlighting each program and clicking the End Process buttom.
  • You will need to observe if the error message will reoccur each time you stop a process.
  • Once you get to identify which program is causing the error, you may go ahead with the next troubleshooting step, reinstalling the application.
Using Control Panel
  • For Windows 7, click the Start Button, then click Control panel, then Uninstall a program
  • For Windows 8, click the Start Button, then scroll down and click More Settings, then click Control panel > Uninstall a program.
  • For Windows 10, just type Control Panel on the search box and click the result, then click Uninstall a program
  • Once inside Programs and Features, click the problem program and click Update or Uninstall.
  • If you chose to update, then you will just need to follow the prompt to complete the process, however if you chose to Uninstall, you will follow the prompt to uninstall and then re-download or use the application's installation disk to reinstall the program.
Using Other Methods
  • For Windows 7, you may find the list of all installed programs when you click Start and scroll your mouse over the list that appear on the tab. You may see on that list utility for uninstalling the program. You may go ahead and uninstall using utilities available in this tab.
  • For Windows 10, you may click Start, then Settings, then choose Apps.
  • Scroll down to see the list of Apps and features installed in your computer.
  • Click the Program which is causing the runtime error, then you may choose to uninstall or click Advanced options to reset the application.
Virus infection causing runtime error on your computer must immediately be prevented, quarantined or deleted. Make sure you update your virus program and run a thorough scan of the computer or, run Windows update so you can get the latest virus definition and fix.
You might be getting the error because of an update, like the MS Visual C++ package which might not be installed properly or completely. What you can do then is to uninstall the current package and install a fresh copy.
  • Uninstall the package by going to Programs and Features, find and highlight the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Package.
  • Click Uninstall on top of the list, and when it is done, reboot your computer.
  • Download the latest redistributable package from Microsoft then install it.
You might also be experiencing runtime error because of a very low free space on your computer.
  • You should consider backing up your files and freeing up space on your hard drive
  • You can also clear your cache and reboot your computer
  • You can also run Disk Cleanup, open your explorer window and right click your main directory (this is usually C: )
  • Click Properties and then click Disk Cleanup
If the error is related to a bad graphics driver, then you may do the following:
  • Open your Device Manager, locate the graphics driver
  • Right click the video card driver then click uninstall, then restart your computer
If the error you are getting is related to the Internet Explorer, you may do the following:
  1. Reset your browser.
    • For Windows 7, you may click Start, go to Control Panel, then click Internet Options on the left side. Then you can click Advanced tab then click the Reset button.
    • For Windows 8 and 10, you may click search and type Internet Options, then go to Advanced tab and click Reset.
  2. Disable script debugging and error notifications.
    • On the same Internet Options window, you may go to Advanced tab and look for Disable script debugging
    • Put a check mark on the radio button
    • At the same time, uncheck the "Display a Notification about every Script Error" item and then click Apply and OK, then reboot your computer.
If these quick fixes do not work, you can always backup files and run repair reinstall on your computer. However, you can do that later when the solutions listed here did not do the job.
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Wie beheben Fehler 10951 (Sie sind nicht berechtigt, '| . zu ändern) - Sie sind nicht berechtigt, '|.' zu ä[email protected] dieses Objekt zu ändern, müssen Sie die Berechtigung Design ändern dafür haben. Wenn das Objekt eine Tabelle ist, müssen Sie auch über die Berechtigungen Daten löschen und Daten aktualisieren verfügen. Möchten Sie eine Kopie des Objekts als neues Objekt speichern?
Come fissare Errore 10951 (Non hai l'autorizzazione per modificare '|) - Non hai l'autorizzazione per modificare '|.'@Per modificare questo oggetto, devi avere l'autorizzazione Modifica disegno per esso. Se l'oggetto è una tabella, devi anche avere le autorizzazioni Elimina dati e Aggiorna dati per esso. Vuoi salvare una copia dell'oggetto come un nuovo oggetto
Hoe maak je Fout 10951 (U heeft geen toestemming om '| . te wijzigen) - U bent niet gemachtigd om '|.'@Om dit object te wijzigen, moet u de machtiging Ontwerp wijzigen hebben. Als het object een tabel is, moet u ook de machtigingen Gegevens verwijderen en Gegevens bijwerken ervoor hebben. Wilt u een kopie van het object opslaan als een nieuwe ob
Comment réparer Erreur 10951 (Vous n'êtes pas autorisé à modifier '|) - Vous n'êtes pas autorisé à modifier '|.'@Pour modifier cet objet, vous devez disposer de l'autorisation Modifier la conception pour lui. Si l'objet est une table, vous devez également disposer des autorisations Supprimer les données et Mettre à jour les données. Voulez-vous enregistrer une copie de l'objet en tant que nouvel objet
어떻게 고치는 지 오류 10951 ('|을(를) 수정할 권한이 없습니다.) - '|.'@을 수정할 수 있는 권한이 없습니다. 이 개체를 수정하려면 해당 개체에 대한 디자인 수정 권한이 있어야 합니다. 개체가 테이블인 경우 해당 개체에 대한 데이터 삭제 및 데이터 업데이트 권한도 있어야 합니다. 개체의 복사본을 새 ob로 저장하시겠습니까?
Como corrigir o Erro 10951 (Você não tem permissão para modificar '|) - Você não tem permissão para modificar'|.'@Para modificar este objeto, você deve ter permissão para Modificar Design para ele. Se o objeto for uma tabela, você também deve ter as permissões Excluir dados e Atualizar dados para ele. Você deseja salvar uma cópia do objeto como um novo ob
Hur man åtgärdar Fel 10951 (Du har inte behörighet att ändra '|) - Du har inte behörighet att ändra'|.'@För att ändra detta objekt måste du ha modifieringsdesignbehörighet för det. Om objektet är en tabell måste du också ha ta bort data och uppdatera datatillstånd för det. Vill du spara en kopia av objektet som en ny ob
Как исправить Ошибка 10951 (У вас нет разрешения на изменение "|) - У вас нет разрешения на изменение'|.'@ Чтобы изменить этот объект, у вас должно быть разрешение на изменение дизайна. Если объект является таблицей, у вас также должны быть разрешения на удаление и обновление данных для него. Хотите ли вы сохранить копию объекта как новый объект?
Jak naprawić Błąd 10951 (Nie masz uprawnień do modyfikowania '|) - Nie masz uprawnień do modyfikowania '|.'@Aby zmodyfikować ten obiekt, musisz mieć dla niego uprawnienia Modyfikuj projekt. Jeśli obiekt jest tabelą, musisz również mieć dla niego uprawnienia Usuń dane i Aktualizuj dane. Czy chcesz zapisać kopię obiektu jako nowy ob
Cómo arreglar Error 10951 (No tienes permiso para modificar '|) - No tiene permiso para modificar'|.'@Para modificar este objeto, debe tener el permiso Modificar diseño para él. Si el objeto es una tabla, también debe tener los permisos Eliminar datos y Actualizar datos para él. ¿Desea guardar una copia del objeto como un nuevo objeto?

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