Opening an Existing Database To open an existing database
On the taskbar, click the Start button, point to All Programs and then Microsoft Office, and click Microsoft Office Access 2003.
Click the Open button on the toolbar, navigate to the folder that contains the database you want to open, and double-click the file name.
If necessary, click Open to acknowledge the safety warning.
Exploring Tables To view details about objects listed in the database window
On the toolbar at the top of the database window, click the Details button.
Exploring Tables To view a table
On the Objects bar, click ...