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Access 2003 MDB with security login not working in access 2007

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We have a couple of databases in Office 2003 that are mdb and have logins that are controlled by the access security feature. When I attempt to open them in 2007 I get an error that states:
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The operating system is not presently configured to run this application.

Any ideas?

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by:irudyk
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Maybe try running the Diagnostics within Access 2007 to see if there are any issues with its installation:
Click the Microsoft Office Button
 click Access Options
 click the Resources option
 click the Diagnose button
 click the Continue button
 click Start Diagnostics
 
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by:miqrogroove
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Are you running Access on Windows Vista?
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by:cwconley
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Our Workstations have XP

The Access databases work with Access 2003

They just won't open in Access 2007
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by:cwconley
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Some of our Databases use *.ldw and mdb1 or mdb2 , I am not sure why they wrote them this way< I am just trying to get access 2007 to work with them
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by:irudyk
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Just curious...did you try running the Diagnostics within Access 2007?
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by:cwconley
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hmm no I haven't tried that, I will try the fix in the article and the diag and see what happens.

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I ran Diags and still no luck. I guess I will see if we disable the security and try to reenable in access 2007 if that works, The only problem there is I will have to upgrade all my users at once.

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cwconley, is the problem resolved or do you still need help?
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