Yes it does :)
Checking with a DB linked to my c drive I get
td. connect = ";DATABASE=C:\12345\bencal.mdb"
Mid(td.Connect, 11) ="C:\12345\bencal.mdb"
Dir(Mid(td.Connect, 11)) = "bencal.mdb"
The dir function proves the file/path exists.
I think you need to add some debugging code to check just...