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[Solved] "Unrecognized database format" MS Access 2007 Win 7

PostPosted: Wed May 06, 2015 11:30 pm
by miasma.gajs
Have been using Base to run queries against an MS Access 2007 database (.accdb) on XP. Moving to Windows 7 Pro SP1 and having problems connecting to the accdb. I have read this thread and done everything there (I believe!) but still encounter the above error message.

This happens whether I try to connect using the original Base (.odb) or create a new odb.

Any help much appreciated.

Re: "Unrecognized database format" MS Access 2007 Win 7

PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2015 10:03 am
by miasma.gajs
Well, sometimes the easiest explanation is the simplest... I, or Bill Gates, had managed to corrupt the accdb. Fixed and all working now. Sorry for the red herring.

fix"Unrecognized database format" MS Access 2007 /2010/2013/

PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:32 pm
by edwards142
Well this particular Unrecognized Database Format Error usually comes when the Jet database engine was improperly shut down during the process of writing to disk. If you are looking for the fixes then go with this post and try the fixes mentioned in it… will surely overcome this issue.

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