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Opening Access 97 MDB in Access 2010

Opening Access 97 MDB in Access 2010
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I have a very old Access mdb file (Access 97 I think) but I can't open it due to insufficient permissions.

Now my understanding is that I need the original mdw file, which I don't have. What I do have is the original user name and password for admin account access to the database.

I know in earlier version of Access I could use the /user and /pwd switched to enter the admin credentials but how do I get into this database using Access 2010.

I have the discs somewhere for Access 97 but I doubt it will even install on Windows 7 64 bit.
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