How do you compact and repair a sealed off database?

I have a database that has the ribbon hidden, the shift key disabled, the F-11 key disabled.  How do I get in there and compact and repair if the database has a problem?
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Dale FyeOwner, Developing Solutions LLCCommented:
If the application is not open, you  should be able to use the CompactRepair method from the Immediate window of another Access application.

After making a backup, try:

application.CompactRepair "SourceFilename", "DestinationFilename", True

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peter57rCommented:
(:-) Fix a problem with C & R?
That would be a novelty.  I can't ever remember C & R fixing any problem I had.
Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)President / OwnerCommented:
You can't compact and repair the currently open database anyway.

  Just open Access without opening the app and you'll have access to the ribbon.

Jim.
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