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UtterAccess Forums _ Access Q and A _ Differences Between Access Versions 2003 Thru 2013

Posted by: CyberCow Sep 27 2013, 07:14 AM

Below is a list of links that describe the differences between specific versions of Access. There are also some links to the download pages for some of the runtime versions of Access.

Differences between Access 2010 & 2013:
1) http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/access-help/what-s-new-in-access-2013-HA102809500.aspx
2) http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc178954.aspx

Discontinued Features in 2013:
1) http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/access-help/discontinued-features-and-modified-functionality-in-access-2013-HA102749226.aspx

Differences between Access 2010 & 2013 Web Apps:
1) http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/bb804ab7-96ac-4108-8be9-5c9699ec5131/differences-between-access-2010-web-databases-and-access-2013-web-apps

Access 2013 Runtime Download:
1) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39358

Backward Compatibiliy Between Access 2010 & 2007:
1) http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/dn602608(v=office.14).aspx

Differences between Access 2007 & 2010:
1) http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc179181.aspx
2) http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/office/cc907897.aspx

Access 2010 Runtime Download:
1) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=10910
Service Pack 1: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26601
Service Pack 2: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39643

Differences between Access 2003 & 2007:
1) http://www.allenbrowne.com/Access2007.html

List of Built-In Functions - Access 2013:
1) http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ff836861.aspx

List of Built-In Functions - Access 2010:
1) http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ff836861(v=office.14).aspx

List of Built-In Functions - Access 2007:
1) http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/access-help/access-functions-by-category-HA010131676.aspx

List of Built-In Functions - Access 2003:
1) http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/access-help/functions-by-category-HP001135959.aspx

64/32 Bit Office Compatibility:
1) http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee691831(v=office.14).aspx

Working With Multiple Versions of Office \ Access:
1) http://www.UtterAccess.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=2002853

Posted by: CyberCow Oct 24 2014, 03:13 PM

NOTE:
When using a really old version of an Access database (MDB file) in 2007 or higher, be sure sure to strip out the Library reference to "Utility.mda" - if it's there.
The "Utility.mda" refernce is NOT recogonized by 2007 and higher and creates 'broken things'.