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UtterAccess Forums _ UtterAccess.com News _ Dbase Support For The Msi ("boxed") Version Of Access 2016

Posted by: GroverParkGeorge May 5 2017, 10:38 AM

For those interested in working with dBase files, this is good news.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-ph/help/3178700/may-2-2017-update-for-access-2016-kb3178700

At this point, if you have either the Click-to-Run or MSI installed version of Access 2016, you should be able connect to DBase files again. You may need to update your installation of Office and Access to see it.

This function was dropped, as some of you know, in Access 2013. Public response on the https://access.uservoice.com/forums/319956-access-desktop-applicationled to this restoration. Please visit User Voice and lend your support to suggestions for improving Access.