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How to mak .exe for mdb file

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Hello Experts,

I have developed a application in MicroSoft Access, I have a difficulty.
I want to make a .exe out of the mdb file, IS THIS POSSIBLE, CAN  U TELL ME HOW TO DO IT?


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Oz
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Short answer - no

Use VB / C to connect to the db then compile that

or use

MSAccess runtime if you dont have MSA on all pc's
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by:nexusnation
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It is not possible. The only way would be to run it as a runtime, or make a frontend in a program such as Visual Basic and link it to the backend database (which would remain an mdb).

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>> MSAccess runtime if you dont have MSA on all pc's

Doesnt make an exe but you dont have to fork out for the full version
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by:Arthur_Wood
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but to get the Access Runtime, you MUST purchase the Office Developer's Edition ($700 US).

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by:jadedata
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There are only three chances of doing that....

Slim
Fat
and None.

(just having some fun... all the other guys already got the answer...)
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by:SidFishes
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slim fat and none...that a rap group...or a new diet plan?
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by:jadedata
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very good sidney!!
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by:Arthur_Wood
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actually, I would say that there are TWO chances, Slim and None (and Slim just left town of the 5:00 bus for Nashville)

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