This article features error number Code 2506, commonly known as A value you entered for the Transfer Type argument is invalid described as A value you entered for the Transfer Type argument is invalid.@An expression in the Transfer Type argument doesn't evaluate to a valid numeric value.@Valid values for the Transfer Type argument are as follows: * 0, 1, and 2 for the TransferDatabase action

Error Information

Error name: A value you entered for the Transfer Type argument is invalid Error number: Error 2506 Description: A value you entered for the Transfer Type argument is invalid.@An expression in the Transfer Type argument doesn't evaluate to a valid numeric value.@Valid values for the Transfer Type argument are as follows: * 0, 1, and 2 for the TransferDatabase action Software: Microsoft Access Developer: Microsoft
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About Runtime Error 2506

Runtime Error 2506 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!

  • Action - An Action is a response of the program on occurrence detected by the program that may be handled by the program events.
  • Argument - An argument is a value passed to a function, procedure, or command line program
  • Expression - Combination of several programming symbols and values intending to produce a result
  • Numeric - This tag is for questions concerning problems using numbers which either cannot be exactly solved, or where the exact solution may be much more difficult to acquire than by using numerical methods.
  • Transfer - transfer is the process of moving data from one physical or virtual location to another
  • Type - Types, and type systems, are used to enforce levels of abstraction in programs.
Symptoms of Code 2506 - A value you entered for the Transfer Type argument is invalid

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 A value you entered for the Transfer Type argument is invalid - Error 2506

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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