Yes, there are a lot of people out there that use Microsoft Excel as a pseudo database product, even if Access is installed. I’ve seen my share of it, and I’ve learned to keep my mouth shut when seeing it. I remember creating databases in high school using Access for a local farming business, so I know it’s not that difficult. You just have to be in the right mindset to get it up and running. After that, it usually runs smoothly. This site explains why people do it, and why they shouldn’t. No reading glasses required, as the text is abnormally large.
First off, the title is meant to get a point across.