This article applies only to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb).
Note: Although earlier versions of Jet did not require that you use the correct file name extension, changes to Jet security now require that you use the correct extension.
For additional information about changes to Jet security, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Steps to Reproduce the ProblemThe following steps use a Paradox file as an example. You can also use a dBASE or FoxPro file to reproduce the error.
- Rename a Paradox file so that it has no extension. For example, change "Customer.db" to "Customer."
- Open any Microsoft Access database.
- To import the file into the Microsoft Access database, follow these steps:
- On the File menu, point to Get External Data, and then click Import.
- In the Import dialog box, click Paradox (*.db) in the
Files of type box.
- Type *.* in the File name box.
- Select the Paradox file you renamed in step 1, and then click Import.
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Article ID: 209685 - Last Review: Jun 23, 2005 - Revision: 1