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Corrupt accdb

Patrick O'Dea
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Last Modified: 2015-06-12
Hi,

I am helping a third party.
I have an Access database that is corrupt.  Access 2007 .accdb file.

See 20 second video http://screencast.com/t/fRN0V0lLYy7

Message is "unrecognised database format"

I tried Compact & Repair but no joy.  I also tried "importing" table into another database but no joy there either.
I have also tried a couple of "try before you buy" database repair tools.

The tool "Stellar Phoenix" said "This is not a valid MS Access file"   - even though it's clearly a .accdb file.

How can I recover my data?  Should I pay someone to do it for me?  Any recommendations?
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