Converting from a Previous Release of Microsoft Access

Microsoft Office Access 2003 (version 11 of Access) can work with the data and tables in a database file created by Access version 2, version 7 (Access for Windows 95) version 8 (Access 97), version 9 (Access 2000), and version 10 (Access 2002). Depending on the complexity of the application, you might be able to open and run a version 2, 7, or 8 database application with version 11, but you won’t be able to modify any of the objects in the database. You can open a version 9 or version 10 database with version 11 and modify any of the objects in the database.

You can convert a version 2, version 7, or version 8 database file to either the Access 2000 format (version 9) or the Access 2002–2003 ...

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