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Fixing the "MS Access automated reference updating" is huge. My solution is that I still develop my base application in MS Access 2003. Because my clients still have MS Access 2003. (Side note: the MS Access Run-Time for Access 2013 is the first decent representation of the Design Environment MS Access.) I (feel that I) know first hand that developing with a later version of MS Access is better for me, but then I cannot regress the product to run on the client's computer(s).
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Conversely, it takes strong discipline to NOT USE capabilities in later versions of MS Access when the base deliverable is to be compatible with MS Access 2003.
--- Conclusion: Visual Studio has detection of compliance of solution with prior versions of dotNET environments. MS Access should have similar capability.