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I remember reading that it was possible to initiate Access from a batch file using startup parameters but I really don't know anything else about it.

I have a production MDE that is used by the client every day.  It is set up with an autoexec macro that performs some housekeeping and then opens the main screen/ menu of the application.  

When I setup my scheduled process I would probably want the MDE to open and automatically run a certain function rather than the 'autoexec' macro.   Is it possible to override the execution of the autoexec?

I have a process that I would like to schedule to run every evening on my client server.  They would set up the task on a scheduler and suggested that I set up a batch file to initiate the process.

What would the line that initiates Access from the batch file look like?

Any help would be appreciated.
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