I frequently have to import data into different Access databases for analysis and these databases are normally quite large (around a GB). After analyzing them, I normally need to record the results in a table. (This can happen several times). And although I remove the initial tables to try to reduce the size of the database (to stay under the 2GB limit), the database continues to remain the same size. Is there anyway to permanently remove this data so that I don't exceed the limit with any databases? I know that I could split the databases, but I have to do this on many databases and this would double, triple, or quadruple the workload for a single project. Thanks in advance if anyone can help! Rich.