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Access security

Access security

Access security

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I need to secure an Access 97 database from being copied over to an other computer. I have applied user level security settings but my boss would like to know of there is a way of preventing the access file being copied under Windows 95

Any suggestions??

Cheers
Ross McAuslan
CIA Ltd.

RE: Access security

Pretty much any file can be copied, and unfortunately there's not much you can do to prevent it. However, the file must be SEEN in order to be copied. In either DOS or Windows Explorer, set the attribute to Hidden. Anyone who knows much about computers can circumvent this, however. Your best bet is to have the entire database passworded, and leave it at that. Good Luck!

RE: Access security

(OP)
Thats what I thought, Do you know if there is any way of preventing the database window appearing if you hold right shift down when loading for users without admin privelages in the database workgroup??

Cheers for your help
Rosco

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