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Database security

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HBC II SOFTWARE SECURITY – MS ACCESS

 

Access Databases – set a database password

 

Step 1:

 

  • Open the Access program.

  • Click on More

  • Find the file and click on Open.

  • Choose Open Exclusive (see figure 1).


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 1: Open Exclusive

 

The database is now ready for a password to be set. Think about a good password for the database that has been opened.

 

 

Vocabulary Check

 

  1. What does the word encrypt mean?

 

 

  1. What does the word verify mean?

 

 

 

Step 2: Click on Database Tools. Choose β€˜Encrypt with Password’


 

 

Step 3: Type in the password and verify the password by typing it again.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TO REMOVE THE PASSWORD IN AN ACCESS DATABASE

 

NB: The password will have to be removed before the database can be used for mail merge. Follow the steps below:

 

Step 1: Open the database again using Open Exclusive (see Step 1 on first page).

 

Step 2: Click on Database Tools tab. Click on Decrypt Database. Type the password again in the Unset Database Password box. Click on OK.

 

 

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