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This is my first attempt at a big access project so please be gentle :)

I have created a database in Access 2007 on my works PC and it is a .accdb format files. I tried to open it in Access 2013 on my home PC but all I get is compatibility errors and when I eventually get through these it shows it as empty. If I open in 2007 again all is ok.

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have you checked why-wont-access-2013-open-an-mdb-file ? –  Hicham LEMGHARI Jan 18 '13 at 9:54

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Welcome to the wonderful world of Microsoft Office!

Microsoft in their "wisdom" have disabled access to older versions of Access projects! http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj618413.aspx

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