Re: Forcing MS Access 2000 to open an older database for which the workgroup information file has be
You can try launching MS Access Workgroup Administrator (from the Office
directory structure) and selecting a different .mdw file. If it doesn't work
.... Hope U have a backup ...
Pat Ryan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I have an Access database that I developed originally in Access 2.0 and
> converted to Access 95 (I think I have both versions but can't be sure at
> the moment - see rest of mail).
> I try to open the two copies of the database that I have but am told I
> belong to the correct user workgroup. These were never secured and will
> have been made with the default workgroup information file. Unfortunately
> access to this file or even the original LAN it was built on is not
> That company has disappeared and the project which was never completed is
> about to be restarted after more than two years break.
> Is there some way of forcing this database open and/or converting it. I
> mainly want to access the module code which contains some arithmetic
> that I wish to reuse.
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