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Old 07-23-2015, 02:21 PM   #1
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I'm using MS Access 97 and I'm trying to import a FoxPro "dbf" file. When I try to import, I get the message "Cannot access the FoxPro 3.0 bound DBF file ...(filename)". Now, I thought the file was a FoxPro 3.0 file, but the extension is dbf, not dbc and the file only shows up when I choose files of type "FoxPro (*dbf)" format and not "FoxPro 3.0 (*dbc)". Does that make any sense?


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Old 07-24-2015, 01:58 PM   #2
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Try opening the .dbf file in Excel or other program that supports opening the .dbf format or make use of following way in case .dbf file severely corrupted https://onlinefilerepair.com/en/dbf-repair-online.html DBF files Online repair service

Once opened in Excel you should be able to view the file, delete any "bad data", and resave to a new name (with the .dbf extension).

Also possible to create a new table with the structure of the old table, append records from the old to the new. May salvage records until the corruption is encountered.
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