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opening Access Data Base File

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    opening Access Data Base File

    Hi all,
    I need a little help.
    We got a new computer in the office and it is running Win8.1. We also have 2 older computers and they are running win XP. I have them all networked together and everybody can see and edit all files on any computer.So far so good.
    Here is the problem:
    MS Access will not open any database files. I get the attached popup.
    The file is not outside my intranet. It resides in a subfolder of “Documents”.
    The folder is called “Data Base Files”. As I said, the file can be seen by anybody, but can only be opened in the win8.1 machine, where it resides.
    Q: how can I open the file on the XP machines? Of cause they all have Access installed.
    How do I get around the popup?
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      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    got itt done.
    I just reversed it and have th file on win XP machine and win8.1 can read it just fine

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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