1.    29 Feb 2016 #1
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    Trying to open Works Data base file.


    I have just had Windows 10 pro installed. One of the casualties is the fact I cannot open the Microsoft Works Data base files I have had since the very early days (1990's) which has worked fine up to now. I understand Windows 10 doesn't recognise the programme. I have tried a downloaded convertor to Excel I found on Google but Java Security has warned it could do damage to use. (?) Can anyone help me please?
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  2.    29 Feb 2016 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by TimothyWF View Post
    I have just had Windows 10 pro installed. One of the casualties is the fact I cannot open the Microsoft Works Data base files I have had since the very early days (1990's) which has worked fine up to now. I understand Windows 10 doesn't recognise the programme. I have tried a downloaded convertor to Excel I found on Google but Java Security has warned it could do damage to use. (?) Can anyone help me please?
    Hi and welcome to Tenforums.

    Maybe this will help?
    Convert Microsoft Works Database (.wdb) to CSV or Excel Without Works Installed My Digital Life
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  3.    29 Feb 2016 #3
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    Additionally, I think LibreOffice (free) is able to open them.
    Home | LibreOffice - Free Office Suite - Fun Project - Fantastic People
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