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I created a site of type Contacts Web Database under a team site collection inorder to maintain some contacts. As soon as I created the Contacts Web Database site on the homepage under Address Book tab there is an error saying "An Error has occurred, Click here to try again" and the same error repeated in the Datasheet tab aswell.

I created some sample contacts in the Access and when I sync they are updating in the Report Center tab of the Contacts Web Database, but the error in the AddressBook and DataSheet tabs are same. Made sure that the Access service in the Central Admin is configured and started and also created database to use for this Access DB.

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Have you checked Access Services status in Central Admin? You should also check your ULS logs. –  Toni Frankola Nov 17 '11 at 11:33
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You should also check your Windows Application/System event logs. –  Russell Dec 23 '11 at 2:08
    
To be able to answer this question we need some logging information to get more error details. –  Russell Dec 26 '11 at 2:31
    
Did you resolve this issue? If not I would check the version of SQL being used I believe for Access Services you need SQL 2008 R2. –  Perplexed Mar 26 '12 at 19:03
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When debugging this issue, you can configure the level of "Diagnostic Logging" within Central administration. This may help capture details that don't normally get logged.

This is found in: Central Administration > Operations > Diagnostic Logging

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This would make a better comment to the question. –  Hugh Wood Nov 15 '12 at 14:36
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