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This article applies to a Microsoft Access database (.mdb) and to a Microsoft Access project (.adp).
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This article describes some of the irregular behaviors that can occur when you try to use Microsoft Access with networks that have not been tested with Microsoft Access. These networks include DEC Pathworks, UNIX NFS, and others.
Microsoft Access has been tested and verified as supportable on the following networks:
Note Access was not tested on a Citrix server. Therefore, Access is supported on a best-effort basis on a Citrix server.
However, just because we have not tested Microsoft Access with a particular network, does not mean that the network does not work with Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Windows has been tested with far more networks than has Microsoft Access. It is a good idea, before purchasing any product, to check with the product's manufacturer as to the product's compatibility with your network.
The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.