Microsoft Access Versions
Microsoft Access versions that the latest version of OSHatWork runs under
OSHatWork version 5.101 runs under
- 32 bit Microsoft Access 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019 (365)
- 64 bit Microsoft Access 2019 (365).
Microsoft Office 365 provides you with the latest desktop version of Microsoft Access which, at the time of writing (Apr 2021), is Access 2019.
Starting with Microsoft Office 2019, the default installation is 64 bit, but a 32 bit option is also available.
Microsoft Access versions that past versions of OSHatWork ran under
OSHatWork version 5.100 ran under 32 bit Microsoft Access 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019.
OSHatWork version 4.380 ran under 32 bit Microsoft Access 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019.
OSHatWork versions 4.360 to 4.376 ran under 32 bit Microsoft Access 2010, 2013 and 2016.
OSHatWork versions 4.001 to 4.350 ran under 32 bit Microsoft Access 2007, 2010 or 2013.
OSHatWork versions 3.5 to 4.000 ran under 32 bit Microsoft Access 2010 or 2013.
OSHatWork versions 2, and 3 to 3.008, ran under 32 bit Microsoft Access 2003, 2007 or 2010.
Determine Microsoft Access version from within OSHatWork
To see which version of Microsoft Access that OSHatWork is running in, click on About on the Program tab of the ribbon.
Determine Microsoft Access version from within Microsoft Access itself
This method is for use when OSHatWork is not open.
In reverse version number order:
Microsoft Access 2019, 2016 and 2013
Click on the File tab of the ribbon, then, in the panel on the left, click on Account.
This will display the Microsoft Access version under a Product Information heading.
Microsoft Access 2010
Click on the File tab of the ribbon, then, in the panel on the left, click on Help.
This will display the Microsoft Access version under an About Microsoft Access heading.
Microsoft Access 2007
In Microsoft Access 2007 there is, instead of a menubar, a ribbon - and the new Office Button on the far left. Click on the Office Button, then click on Access Options (in the bottom right corner), then Resources (in the bottom left of the Options window) - which will display the Microsoft Access version identity, and any service pack information, at the bottom of the Access Options window.
You will see something like this: Microsoft Access 2007 (12.0.6211.1000) SP1 MSO (12.0.6213.1000).
The SP1 between the bracketed numbers indicates Service Pack 1. If nothing appears after the first bracketed numbers then no service pack has been applied.
Microsoft Access 2003, 2002/XP, 2000, 97
Versions of Microsoft Access prior to 2007 have a menubar across the top - with Help on the far right.
On the menubar click on Help and then, in the dropdown menu, click on About Microsoft Access - which will display the version identity, and any service pack information, in a popup window.
You will see something like this: Microsoft Access 2002 (10.6501.6626) SP3.
The SP3 on the end indicates Service Pack 3. If no service pack has been applied there will be nothing after the bracketed number.
Decoding MS Office version numbers
This is how the internal numbering of MS Office products relates to their display version numbers:
|Internal Number||Display Number|
|16||2016 and also 2019|
|10||XP / 2002|