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Is it possible to open an Access 2007 accdb database in Access 2003?

I understand that new features would not be available but is there any way I
could open an accdb database in Access 2003?

Robert
May 10 '07 #1
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Hi, Robert.
>I understand that new features would not be available but is there any way
I could open an accdb database in Access 2003?
Sorry. "Unrecognized database format." ACCDB's require Access 2007.

HTH.
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"Robert" <cp******@verizon.netwrote in message
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>I understand that new features would not be available but is there any way
I could open an accdb database in Access 2003?

Robert

May 11 '07 #2
On Thu, 10 May 2007 19:25:51 -0400, "Robert" <cp******@verizon.net>
wrote:

Software rarely is forward compatible, and Access 2003 is no
exception.
Does your software anticipate the changes you'll make four years
later?

-Tom.

>I understand that new features would not be available but is there any way I
could open an accdb database in Access 2003?

Robert
May 11 '07 #3
"Robert" <cp******@verizon.netwrote in
news:S2*************@newsfe06.lga:
I understand that new features would not be available but is there
any way I could open an accdb database in Access 2003?
Before Access 2007, the ACCDB format did not exist. How, exactly,
could Access 2003 know what to do with it?

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May 11 '07 #4

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