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Opening an Existing Database

After you have started Access, you can create a new database or open an existing database. A database is a single file that contains objects such as tables, queries, forms, and reports. A database is stored as a file on your computer or on a network computer. To work with the objects in a database, you must open the database file.


To open an existing database from the Getting Started window, follow these steps:


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