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The Choose97.exe file contains a document called "Choosing the AppropriateDatabase Development Tool," which discusses the relative strengths ofMicrosoft's database products: Microsoft Access, Microsoft Visual Basic,Microsoft Visual FoxPro, and Microsoft SQL Server. Mention is also made ofMicrosoft Visual C++ and Microsoft Visual J++.
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
The Choose97.exe file contains the following files:
Choosing.doc The "Choosing the Appropriate Database Development Tool" white paper. Readme.txt This information in text format.
Choosing.doc is in Microsoft Word 97 format. To view this document in anearlier version of Microsoft Word, you need to have the Microsoft Word 97Converter. For more information about the Word 97 Converter, see thefollowing article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
162214 WD: How to Obtain the Word 97 Import Converter
For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
The "Choosing the Appropriate Database Development Tool" white paper contains the folling topics: