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Access Opening a Database

When I try to open my database I get the error: Cannot open a database created with a previous version of your application. I am opening a database with office 2013
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Starquest321
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chaauCommented:
Microsoft dropped support for databases created using Access 97. This feature is by design. You will have to find a computer with Access 2007 or 2010.
If you wish you can convert it to accdb format using one of the old computers (with Access 2007 or 2010) and then open it with Access 2013
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform)Commented:
And worse ... if you click on Help ... it leads you to this absurd KB:

Cannot open a database created with a previous version of your application.

Last modified: June 30, 2011
Applies to: Access 2013 | Office 2013
You tried to access a database that is in an outdated format. Compact the database and then try the operation again.


"Compact the database and then try the operation again"
Really?  Seriously ?
You have GOT to be kidding ....!
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Starquest321Author Commented:
DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Access MVP): You made me laugh!
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