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Creating a back up of a Microsoft Access database

I recently had trouble creating a data backup or recovery from a Microsoft Access database. Could you please help?

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A Microsoft Access database is housed entirely in one database, which typically has a ".mdb" extension. To restore this database, simply restore that file from your operating system backup. Microsoft Access does not have sophisticated backup and recovery options like Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle.

This was first published in September 2004

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