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Where did my Access runtime go?

Where did my Access runtime go?

Where did my Access runtime go?

(OP)
Hi all,
And a Happy New Year to the multitudes here.

I'm using Access 2010.

I created a DB that I want to distribute to family & friends for their use. Because no one has full blown Access, I want to distribute the DB with runtime.

But I first wanted to test out how the DB responds under runtime. So I downloaded the 2010 version of runtime and clicked on it to install. It processed the install and said it was complete. When I check my installed programs, it's listed there. However, I don't know where it is on my PC.

I've tried doing a full search and find several folders and files indicating AccessRT. Mostly all these files are .XML files.

There is one .cab file as well. When I look into the .cab file I see MSACCESS.exe. If I click on it, it asks if I want to install. I thought I already did that, so I backed out of it.

Can anyone shed light on where the runtime version might be lurking?

Thanks,
Vic

RE: Where did my Access runtime go?

They don't coexist well from what I remember. Instead by using the runtime command line switch.

Make a shortcut with the below as a template to test... I think it is /runtime might be /r.

msaccess.exe /runtime "target database"

RE: Where did my Access runtime go?

(OP)

lameid,

Thanks for your suggestion.

I'm going to remove the runtime from my PC. Don't want to tempt fate. LOL

Vic

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