.MDB compatible database program help please!

  spoonmcduff 15:06 12 Sep 2008
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Hi
Im looking for a database program that is Access 2000 compatible (.mdb / .csv ).I have a game for my pc that requires that or compatible database and cant afford the full Microsoft Suite.Ive tried Open Office,any ideas?
Cheers

  crosstrainer 15:10 12 Sep 2008

Sadly not, but what game is it you are trying to play? I have never heard of a PC game that insists you own a copy of Access.

  skeletal 16:30 12 Sep 2008

.mdb is Access, but .csv is comma separated variable format which can be opened by Excel, and I should think, Open Office as it is more of an open standard.

crosstrainer makes a very good point! Thus I'm a bit puzzled by your question.


Skeletal

  spoonmcduff 08:17 13 Sep 2008

Its a railway game called "Hellfire" and though Access isnt required to run + play it,it opens up the game and gives you more different ways to play it

  crosstrainer 08:21 13 Sep 2008

Looks like you will have to either buy Office or live without the extra features. At least you can play the game, and shelling out £££ for a relational DB that you would never use makes no sense!

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