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Moderate: Requires basic macro, coding, and interoperability skills.
If you try to open the UTILITY.MDA file, you may receive the following error message:
The database "UTILITY.MDA" is already open as a library database.
To open the UTILITY.MDA file, you must create a copy of UTILITY.MDA, rename the copy, and then open it in Microsoft Access.
NOTE: This behavior no longer occurs in Microsoft Access version 7.0.
Use the following steps to open the UTILITY.MDA file.
NOTE: UTILITY.MDA is a collection of tables, forms, and modules used by Microsoft Access. You should always have a backup copy of UTILITY.MDA; this is a vital database to Microsoft Access and any changes in it may result in unexpected behavior.
Article ID: 93929 - Last Review: May 9, 2003 - Revision: 2.0
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