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Open MS Access 2003 mdb from MS Access 2000

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I have MS Access 2000 on my machine . I have around 40 applications running in Access 2000 on my machine

My client has sent me an MS Access 2003 mdb file
I am unable to open that file from MS Access 2000

I am getting an error that my database is of a lower version and needs to be upgraded .
Can I open MS 2003 database on my machine without re installing MS 2003 on my machine.

I do not want to jeopardise the other 40 applications on my machine which are running on MS Access 2000

Is there some other alternative . Please suggest.
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One possible solution is to create a access run-time of your access2003 mdb file/application. See this link for more information:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa167800(office.11).aspx
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