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When you open a Microsoft Access 97 database file in Microsoft Access 2002, you receive the following message repeatedly even if you have selected Open Database:
This problem occurs if all the following conditions are true:
Service pack informationThis problem is corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3. To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841Note For information about updating Access 2002 Runtime applications, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/307841/ )How to obtain the latest Office XP service pack
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/839022/ )How to obtain the latest Office XP service pack for Access 2002 Runtime
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft Office XP service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
The global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
After the hotfix is installed, the following files will have the listed attributes or later:
Date Time Size File name ---------------------------------------------- 09-May-2003 21:23 3,990,144 Msaccessop.msp (Client Update) 09-May-2003 22:02 11,440,660 Msaccessff.msp (Full File Update)
This fix is a post-Office XP Service Pack 2 (SP-2) fix. To install the fix, you must have Office XP SP-2 installed. For additional information about Office XP SP-2, click the following article number to see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------- 08-May-2003 21:08 10.0.5306.0 5,773,896 Msaccess.exe
325671Additionally, you may have to install Windows Installer 2.0 to install this fix. For additional information about the Windows Installer requirement for post-Office XP SP-2 fixes, click the following article number to see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/325671/EN-US/ )OFFXP: Overview of the Office XP Service Pack 2
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/330537/EN-US/ )OFFXP: Office XP Updates and Patches Released After September 2002 May Require Windows Installer 2.0
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
This problem was first corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3 and Office XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) for Access 2002 Runtime.