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Access Database Install format (32 bit or 64 Bit)


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All of the free sample databases or purchased software available on our website can be downloaded in either 32 bit or 64 bit to match the version of Microsoft Access Database installed on your computer. Please ensure you download the version applicable for Microsoft Office / Access database bit format installed on your computer.

If you have neither Microsoft Office nor Microsoft Access Database installed on your computer, download the 32-bit version of the software. Our installer will add the free version of Access runtime to your PC to run the database sample or software.


Identify the Access Database (MS Office) Installed Bit Format

If you have access Database installed on your computer, start Access Database and open any database, or create a new blank database.


  1. With the database open, click the 'FILE' tab at the top of the page and then click the 'ACCOUNT' option
  2. Access Daatabse - Configure Trusted Location
  3. In the About Microsoft Access Database dialog box look at the version information located on the top line. The installed BIT 32 / 64 version is loacted at the end of the line.
  4. Access Database - Identify Installed Bit format.

If Microsoft Access Database is not installed as part of your Microsoft Office installation, then open the 'Word' program.


  1. With Word open, click the 'FILE' tab at the top of the page and then click the 'ACCOUNT' option
  2. Word - Identify Installed Bit format
  3. In the About Microsoft Word dialog box look at the version information located on the top line. The installed BIT 32 / 64 version is loacted at the end of the line.
  4. About Word - Installed version and bit format

If you would like a copy 'Setting up Trusted Location in Microsoft Access Database’ please click Download PDF.

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