How do I decompile an Access 2000 DB that is running on Access 2003

Hi everyone,

I have an access 2000 application that is now running on Access 2003 (XP) . However the decompile shortcut that I use in acesss 2000 does not work for access 2003.

The decompile short I use has:

1) Target : "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\MSACCESS.EXE" "C:\OneWorld\Development\MySQL\OneWorld.mdb" /decompile

2) Start in :  C:\OneWorld\Development\MySQL

Can someone tell me how to decompile my access 2000 application in access 2003 please.

Thanks in advance.

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Access decompile:

You´ll need to locate the folder the MSACCESS.EXE application is in.
This needs to be in the first part between the quotes ""
The second part needs to hold the full path and location of the .mdb, but that looks OK.


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access 2003 Is in office1l
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office11\MSACCESS.EXE" "C:\OneWorld\Development\MySQL\OneWorld.mdb" /decompile
winbizAuthor Commented:
Hey there.

Thanks again for your usual prompt assistance!

The solution of course worked.

Don't see you on skype...

I've been up all night putting some finishing touches.


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winbizAuthor Commented:
Hi there nelson. Yes I found it there.

Thank you. Gave the points to Nico b/c I had it fixed b/f getting to read your comment.


Hi -wb-,

I´m at work and have only access to EE, can´t even read my mail :-(

No prob.  This is what I use when I move an update to live status:
Save backup, decompile, compile batch file at:
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