Database password

When a password for opening is set, all users must enter that password before they are allowed to open the database.

If you encounter the enter password dialog (see below) when opening the database in Microsoft Access, it means that the database is password-protected.

Password Required Dialog

If an opening password is set, a weak encryption method is used. Access Password Recovery recovers such passwords immediately.


To set, modify or remove a known (or recovered) password for opening:

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