Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

opening Access Data Base File

  1. #1

    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?
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails screenshot 1.jpg  

      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

opening Access Data Base File
Related Threads
Dear All, At my 10 computers network that each client are accessing files from file server... some files, when i tried to delete or rename, the message a alert relate File is beginning open by other user.. When i asked other use that they are opening or no? they said no! Here is my question,...
help with opening file in System Security
Hi I hope someone can help I got my son a new computer for Christmas which has windows 8.1 seem to be having a lot of trouble opening files that I have downloaded , these sites are on his laptop which was windows 7 and I didn't have any problems with, I am downloading esf 123 version which runs...
Hi all, I migrated to Windows 8.1x64 Pro from Windows 7x64 Ultimate. In both OS's I'm the Administrator. In Windows 7 I was using a 2nd internal physical HDD for data files. Now with Windows 8.1 I'm using that same data drive, but I find that many files and folders can't be opened (Access denied)....
Hello, Having strange troubles with Windows 8. Did a re-installation about a month back and its been a bit rocky since. Fast forward to this week and I was working on an app with Ruby on Rails. Restated the computer and when I came back, the windows I was previously using appeared on the...
Is there a way to open a PDF file on many computers? I know I can access the same file by putting it in the cloud (dropbox etc) but I would like to be able to resave the file so my highlights are preserved. Thanks
Solved Opening MS Access files in Software and Apps
I just set up my new Windows8 computer and I can only open MS Access files by first opening MS Access and then opening the file. If I try to open them by clicking on the file itself, there is no program associated with these .accdb files. So I have tried to change the association in Control...
Solved Opening File Explorer in General Support
I have a petty little question. Is there any way to make File Explorer open in the same position and the same size as when it was last closed. Currently, it always opens in the same position and size and I almost always want to resize it.
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook