hi all,<BR><BR>I&#039ve found that Access DBs can bloat themselves unnecessarily after much data addition and deletion, requiring the database to be compacted from time to time. This gets difficult to do if the db is hosted remotely and is constantly in use.<BR><BR>Does anyone know a way of using an ASP script to compact the DB remotely? Or perhaps another solution to the problem?<BR><BR>Thanks in advance,<BR>Mark