Switch on your machine and Windows should start.
You may see an
Access icon on the screen or you can go to the Start
button and choose Programs and then Microsoft Access, highlight this and release your mouse button and Access
When Access starts you will see a window appear as below.
to place a bullet mark beside Blank
Database and then click on OK and
you will see the File
New Database window
appear as below. Choose
your work area from the “Save
in” box, you will
probably normally use c:\My Documents\ as shown below or your work
area if you are using a networked computer. Enter a name for your database in the “File name”
box and click on the Create button.
creates a file, in our case called “Employees.mdb”, which holds
the database structure. When you have clicked on Create
the database window
will appear as below and you can start creating a table to hold
Click here to see how to create a table.
Click here to
return to the Access index.