create the system.mdw with code

Can i create the system.mdw only with code.
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No, you can use the Workgroup Administrator to make your own security file. The program is called Wrkgadm.exe and is located in the Office directory on your computer/network.

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aktis: Have you managed to create the mdw ? Do you need more help ?
aktisAuthor Commented:
I want my customer to create the .mdw and the customer maybe don't have the Microsoft Access
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Do you want your application to produce the mdw ? If this is the case I will look into it. I have probably misunderstood your question...
aktisAuthor Commented:
I want to produce a mdw file in one machine without having the Microsoft Access installed.
I am not sure if this is possible. I think it should be possible for you to include the WRKGADM.EXE file (the workgroup administrator) in your installations.

Have a look at

This terrible looking address is microsofts download page for Access'97. There you will find a white paper on Access security. There might be some leads for you in it...

Also, the Microsoft Access Security Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) paper, co-authored by Andy Baron, Mary Chipman, Chris Bell, and Paul Litwin, can be found at This paper provides answers to a number of commonly asked security questions for all versions of Microsoft Access and Visual Basic.

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