The .ACCDB file format stands for Microsoft’s Access DBMS system. It is one of the standard database file formats in computing. Microsoft’s Access 2007 and its later versions support the ACCDB file format. Earlier MS Access version was the.MDB file which is now replaced by ACCDB with added features. Some of the newer features in ACCDB apart from macros and integration are the user level security and replication facility.
With ACCDB’s introduction, one major change in the database file structure was the introduction of file attachment field and the storage of data in recordsets. The latest version of ACCDB can run on a sharepoint server and thus you don’t need to install access to view a ACCDB file.
|File type||Microsoft Access 2007/2010 Database Format|
While searching for an answer to the question - How to open the ACCDB file? - you probably found websites, which offer software that was able to open any file extension. Do not be fooled, there is no one program that will allow you to work with any file extension, including the ACCDB file. Each program contains a different type of data and you need specialized software to properly work with the ACCDB file. Here is a list of programs that are designed to work with the ACCDB file - remember, these applications are able to open at most a few file extensions, they are designed to work with a specific data type.
If after installing the program from a list, you still cannot open a file with the ACCDB extension, the reason may be that the file is damaged. The solution may be to find a new copy of the ACCDB file you want to open
In this case, the easiest way is to use the tool built into the operating system for association of the ACCDB file with applications to support it. Double click on the file you cannot open - the operating system will display a list of programs that are likely to work with your ACCDB file. Choose one of them, or select the location on a disk where you installed one of the applications from our list. Windows should then open the ACCDB file using the program installed earlier.
Entries containing links of the ACCDB file extensions with applications is located in the HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT. If you do not know how to get to the Windows Registry, or how to make changes in it, ask a specialist for help. Lack of knowledge on the subject may cause irreversible changes on your computer.
There may be a situation when a computer virus passes itself off as the ACCDB file. In this case, such a file will definitely not be opened. Download a good antivirus program and scan the ACCDB file mentioned. If the antivirus application detects malicious data, it may signify that the ACCDB file is infected.
|ACW||Microsoft Accessibility Wizard Format|
|ACF||Microsoft Agent HTTP Character Format|
|ACCESS||Java Access Control|
|ACCDR||Microsoft Access 2007/2010 Runtime Mode Database Format|
|ACE||WinACE Compressed Ace Archive Format|
|ACCDT||Microsoft Access 2007/2010 Database Template Format|
|ACTIONSCRIPTPROPERTIES||Adobe Flex Settings|