How to Convert MS Access 2000 to 2010


In this tutorial, we will guide you how to convert access 2000 to access 2010. For this tutorial, we have already made an access database file using ms access 2000.

Step 1 – Open Ms Access

Follow this step by step guide to learn how to convert access 2000 database into access 2010. First of all let’s open up Microsoft Access.

Open Microsoft Access

Step 2 – Open database

With that done, let’s click on the open option and in the browsing window, open up the database file.

Open MS Access database

Step 3 – Save & Publish

Now that the database file has opened up in access 2010, let’s move to the file menu and click on the “Save & Publish” button.

Save & Publish option

Step 4 – Database file type option

Here in the pane towards the right side, you will see the “Database File Type” option. Open up the drop down menu and over there, select the Access Database option. With that done, you can click on the save as button and a new window will open up.

Access Database option

Step 5 – Save the new file

Over there, let’s name the file and click on the save button.

Save file

Step 6 – Database upgraded

With that done, it will prompt you that the this database has been upgraded to the Access 2007 file format and cannot be shared with users who have 2003 or earlier versions installed. This means that the ms access 2000 format has been converted to access 2010. In this manner, you can convert a database to access 2010.

Upgrade database