How to compact your Access database

Although it is not necessary, it is advisable to make a backup copy of the database before compacting.
  1. Open the Database Maintenance tool.
    • Go to Start -> All Programs -> Print Audit 6 -> Advanced tools -> Database Maintenance
  2. Select "Compact your database".
  3. Click Next.
  4. Make sure you are pointing to the location of the database you want to compact.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Compact.
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