Open ADO connection with Protected mdb password.

Posted on 2001-07-23
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Last Modified: 2006-11-17
Can anybody show me the code of open an ADO connection of a protected MS Access with password. The shorter code the better. This code will open the connection irrespective of number of times the password change.
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You need to add the following to the connection string that you already have:

Jet.OLEDB:Database Password=xxxx

Where xxxx is the current password to the database.

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Read acticle:
"HOWTO: Access a Secured Jet Database Through the MSDataShape Provider"

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This page includes lots of connection string samples

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