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Removing security from Access 2002 db

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I have inherited a db at my workplace which has security on it. I would like to remove the security from it. I can logon to the database with an account that is in the admins, full permissions and users groups. It is not the admin account. Can any one help me get the security off? I want it off because I created a table that I am the owner off and out of the blue, I can no longer even open the table. When I go to group permissions and try to give myself access to this table again, it denies me saying that in order to change the permissions of the object, I must have administrator permission for it. If someone can help me get access of my table again that would be great but in the long run I think I would like to get rid of the security altogether. It is no longer necessary. Thanks in advance for any assistance.
Jan 12 '07 #1
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NeoPa
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Access security is a bit of a mess really.
Without knowing more, the only suggestion I can come up with is to :
  1. Rename the current security file from *.Mdw to something else.
  2. Replace the original System.Mdw if it's no longer in it's original place.
  3. Run Workgroup Admin program to reset the security file to the original (non-passworded one).
HTH.
Jan 13 '07 #2

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