Convert WDB files to MS "Office"

  cornflakes 17:10 17 Nov 2008
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Does anyone know of a Freeware file converter that will covert files from MS Works to MS Office format. I have MS Office 2002 but cannot open two small WDB files which I think are "Works Data Base" - ANY help would be gratefully received

  Sea Urchin 17:28 17 Nov 2008

To open a Works database in Access, first open the file in MS Works; then export the database as a .DBF file; then import the .DBF file into MS Access and it will then open

  cornflakes 18:34 17 Nov 2008

Thanks for the reply.....I have been to the source of the WDB file (A friend) and we tried to change how we could save the file and the only alternative was a "comma separated values" format. unfortunately, I still could not import the file (it still shows s a WDB file).....But thanks for trying!!!

  Sea Urchin 19:19 17 Nov 2008

Sorry to hear that. You can read here what Microsoft has to say on the subject:

click here;en-us;q197894

Also, I came across this Works Database converter which might be worth looking at:

click here

Good luck

  Sea Urchin 19:23 17 Nov 2008

Sorry, first link didn't work - I'll try again

click here

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