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Unable to add trusted location in Access 2007

Posted on 2012-03-12
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I have a user right now, who, when he opens particular databases within Access 2007, recieves the message "Certain content in the database has been disabled", after which he can navigate to a cerain window and then enable the content.  I know that the method in which to avoid performing that step perpetually is to setup "trusted locatoins" on the network where access databases can reside.  However, when I attempt to go through the proper steps to add a trusted location within the local installation of Access, I receive the message "The remote or network path is not allowed by your current security settings".

Is this message a tell-tale sign that the network share in question was not configured to be trusted or is there something else on the desktop side that might have to be troubleshot?  I do not want to approach my network admins with this asking them to do extra work unless I have to, so I would like to verify the need to (or not to) get them involved.
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by:Helen_Feddema
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Also, make sure that macro security is set to Low (it is High by default).  See the attached white paper.
White-Paper----Dealing-with-Macr.doc
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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Is this the only user with this issue?

Does the user have rights to this location?
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by:AfpSysGrp
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It turned out that I needed to check the setting to <Allow trusted locations on my network> within <Trust Center Settings/Trusted Locations>.  This did the trick without the need to enable macros across the board.
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