Daily equipment status

I need to create a document only modifiable by me. It will state the status (up, down, other) of 3 pieces of equipment. The document will be read-only to everyone else able to access it on the intranet. I have Microsoft Office 2007(word, excel, PowerPoint, access, etc. available.  I was told that access can do this easily.  I do not know access.
Can anyone instruct on how accomplish this task with access preferably or whatever?
gumball60Asked:
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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
Why don't you digitally sign the document and it will be read only.  If anyone remove the digital signature then they could modify it.  This way if the signature is not present then it can't be trusted.
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gumball60Author Commented:
What I would like to create is webpage type file/document similar to status board for three devices.  It would indicate  whether it is up and running normally, down for failure/maintenance, other/partially.  Green is up and red is down, etc.
Is this realistic for Access?  If so, how do I do it?
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Boyd (HiTechCoach) Trimmell, Microsoft Access MVPDesigner and DeveloperCommented:
To be sure we are on the same page, I assume you mean an internal company web site when you say intranet. Is that correct?

If yes,
Sounds like the job for a web pager if you want it on your intranet   It could be as simple as creating a static page that you can edit with Word. It could be a PDF you post. Even better a data driven page using ASP or ASP.net with an XML, Access or SQL Server back end.

It would help to know this:
Is your intranet running on Sharepopint.
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gumball60Author Commented:
Yes, a company intranet and I think it has sharepoint.
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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
Try SharePoint and you will not regret it.  You will be able to publish your stats coming from DB, Evcel, etc.
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gumball60Author Commented:
NO SHAREPOINT---I provided some bad information.....my computrer system at work does not have sharepoint.  I just verified.
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Boyd (HiTechCoach) Trimmell, Microsoft Access MVPDesigner and DeveloperCommented:
Note: Sharepoint will not be installed on your workstation/pc. It runs on the web server machine.

What are you using for your intranet? Is is not Sharepoint?

see: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/sharepoint-2013-overview-collaboration-software-features-FX103789323.aspx
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gumball60Author Commented:
I created a word document and made it read only by myself.  It works for now.
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