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    whisperjet is offline Novice
    Windows 7 32bit Access 2007
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    Access 2000 mdb to 2007 import failure unrecognized database format


    Long time access 2000 / sql user - trying to import a working access 2000 database into access 2007 - mostly tables queries - after starting the import and selecting the target mdb using browse - i click ok at bottom and dialog box comes up stating the file (shows path and name) is an "unrecognized database format" (then followed by path mdb name).

    any ideas or suggestions truly appreciated

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    June7 is offline VIP
    Windows XP Access 2010 32bit
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    The Great Land
    Are you able to open the mdb with 2007 then do a SaveAs?
    How to attach file: To provide db: copy, remove confidential data, run compact & repair, zip w/Windows Compression.

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    whisperjet is offline Novice
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    I got most of it to import - had to remove code (copy paste into txt file) attached to reports and mark the report property has module as NO - then after import i used the text file to recreate the code for the offending reports.

    Thanks for your response.

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