Access database replication in Wind0ws 7

I have a back end microsoft Access 2003 database which I use on 3 different sites, all connected via VPN and using XP pro. The master database resides on one of thye sites and the others have replicated copies of the database which are updated hourly. The  databases are accessed by an excel speadsheet (using a UDL file for the data link) to present the data on each site. All this works great but I would like to migrate to Windows 7 and Office 2010 which does not support replication and data access in the same ways. Can anyone suggest a good idiot's guide to help me through the transition?
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pcmwalesAuthor Commented:
Jacobfw, Thanks for the link but as I said before, the system I have currently works great using JET, XP and Office 2003. The replication works very well and the link from Excel using ADO in visual basic works fine too. Unfortunately this is not the case with Windows 7 and Office 2010, what I need is some advice on migration to Windows 7.
JET is compatible with Access 2010 (ACE 14.0)

Here is a starting location for migration:

Maybe some of the other experts have advice......

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pcmwalesAuthor Commented:
OK thanks, I'll check it out.
Anthony PerkinsCommented:
>>Zones: Microsoft Applications, MS SQL Server, Microsoft Office Suite<<
Since this has nothing to do with MS SQL Server, you may want to post in a more appropraite zone such as:
pcmwalesAuthor Commented:
I have at last succeeded in getting the ADO connection to work in Excel, this is the code that finally worked:
Public Sub OpenDb(ByRef errstring)
Dim msg$

On Error GoTo PCMData_err

    Set dbPCM = New ADODB.Connection
    dbPCM.Provider = "Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0"
    dbPCM.Open Range("datasource").Value
    Exit Sub
    If Err <> 0 Then
        msg = "Can't initialise the database."
        msg = msg & "(" & Err.Description & ")."
        errstring = msg
    End If
End Sub

the range "datasource" holds the path and filename to the access database.

Thanks for the help, next thing to tackle is replication.
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