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This article applies only to a Microsoft Access database (.aacdb or .mdb)This article applies only to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb).
When you try to open a Microsoft Access 97 or Access 2000 database in Access 2002, in Microsoft Office Access 2003, or inMicrosoft Office Access 2007, you may receive one of the following error messages:
Cannot open a database created with a previous version of your application.
When you try to convert an Access 2002 or later database into the Access 97 file format, you may receive the following error message:
Cannot open database PathToDatabase It may not be a database that your application recognizes, or the file may be corrupt.
Couldnot find installable ISAM.
To resolve this behavior, use one of the following methods.
Method 1: Reregister the Dao360.dll file and the Msrd3x40.dll fileTo reregister these files, follow these steps:
Method 2: Restore the correct registry settingsImportant This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows