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Access Database Installed format (32 bit or 64 Bit)

The free sample databases / purchased software available on our website is available for in either 32 bit or 64 bit to match the version of Microsoft Access Database installed on your computer. Ensure you download the correct version of the software for your […] Show full answer

Do I need Microsoft Access installed on my computer to run an Access Database?

The simple answer is YES! Microsoft Access Database is required to run an Access database. The good news is that if you don’t already have Microsoft Access Database installed on your computer Microsoft provide a FREE runtime version of Microsoft […] Show full answer

How to Install Your Database Download

Any Access databases that you download from our website will be contained in a compressed zip folder. You MUST remove the database files from the zip container before operating the database, otherwise, the database will not function correctly. […] Show full answer

How to Protect VBA Code in an Access Database

To ensure that users cannot access or change the VBA code in Microsoft Visual Basic Applications (including Microsoft Access Database) you have two options available for doing so: Compile your database as an mde or accde or add VBA password protection […] Show full answer

Why Convert an Access Database to ACCDE format

When first created an Access database is in an open ACCDB file format. The ACCDB file format allows users to create and modify existing database objects, such as forms, reports and VBA code. If you want prevent database users viewing or modifying VBA code of form designs […]Show full answer

Setting up Trusted Location in Microsoft Access Database

For security reasons, when you start a Microsoft Access Database which was created on a computer other than your own (a foreign database), Access Database prevents macros and Visual Basic (VB) code from running until you have enabled the […] Show full answer