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Bypass TRUST Security Option to your mde (accde) using VBA code

How do you bypass TRUST Security Option to your mde (accde) using VBA code
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
You don't. You can add your database location to the Trusted Locations on the machine via a Registry entry:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\A ccess\Security\Trusted Locations\Location2]

Values:

AllowSubFolders (REG_DWORD) = 1
Path (REG_SZ) "C:\MyTrustedDatabaseFolderNo2"

Each "Location" must have a unique name, so you may want to use a random number to do this. Also, if this is a network location, you'll have to set this:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\A ccess\Security\TrustedLocations]

Value:

AllowNetworkLocations(REG_DWORD) = 1

Note also that altering the registry can be considered a security breach. Make SURE that you alert the user (via some form of interface message, or something) that you're doing this and make THEM accept these changes. In some corporate venues not doing this, and altering security settings in the registry would be a fireable offense.
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