You receive an "Out of memory" error when you try to start Microsoft
Access on a computer that has 1 gigabyte (GB) or more of random access
To prevent the error, you can use either of the following methods:
Run Access on a computer with
less than 1 GB of RAM.
If you use Access 97, you can install the updated version of Microsoft Jet Database Engine 3.5.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem with the Microsoft Jet
Database Engine version 3.0 and 3.5. This problem no longer occurs in
Microsoft Jet Database Engine version 3.51, which is available from Microsoft Download Center.
For information on how to obtain Microsoft Jet Database Engine 3.51, please
see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
ACC97: Updated Version of Microsoft Jet 3.5 Available for Download