Access 2007 Read Only Issue

One of the groups in my company has an MDB file that they are running in 
Access 2007.  Somehow it has not been converted.  It will be converted once I 
can isolate the following problem;
When I open the file on my computer, it opens with no problem,
When one of the user group opens it, it opens read only.
Question - Is there a setting that could be selected on all of there 
computers that is not selected on mine that would cause this.
If not, what should I look for to correct this.
As soon as this is resolved, I will convert and split this db file into a 
Front and Back End convifiguation.
Many Thanks
Marsh
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2/6/2010 6:06:01 PM
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2 possibilities:

-Many CD burning programs make the files on disc read-only (if that's how 
you're distributing the MDB).  You can right-click on the file name (in 
explorer), select properties, and uncheck the read-only box.

-Most version of Access (after the security updates) now treat any 
non-native MDB as suspicious.  You can right-click on the file name, select 
properties, and "unblock" the file.

With 2007, you'll also need to add the resident folder of the MDB to your 
"trusted sites" list.


"Marsh" <Marsh@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
news:765B4004-9B5F-4E92-AAE7-D596F2843790@microsoft.com...
> One of the groups in my company has an MDB file that they are running in
> Access 2007.  Somehow it has not been converted.  It will be converted 
> once I
> can isolate the following problem;
> When I open the file on my computer, it opens with no problem,
> When one of the user group opens it, it opens read only.
> Question - Is there a setting that could be selected on all of there
> computers that is not selected on mine that would cause this.
> If not, what should I look for to correct this.
> As soon as this is resolved, I will convert and split this db file into a
> Front and Back End convifiguation.
> Many Thanks
> Marsh 


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Ed
2/6/2010 10:30:33 PM
Also, in addition to Ed's suggestions, where is this database residing? Do
each of the users have a copy of the db on their hard drive? Or is there one
file on a shared drive? If so, do the other users have Write privileges to
the folder where it resides?

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Linq
2/6/2010 10:54:43 PM
Thank you, will try these suggestions

"Linq Adams via AccessMonster.com" wrote:

> Also, in addition to Ed's suggestions, where is this database residing? Do
> each of the users have a copy of the db on their hard drive? Or is there one
> file on a shared drive? If so, do the other users have Write privileges to
> the folder where it resides?
> 
> -- 
> There's ALWAYS more than one way to skin a cat!
> 
> Answers/posts based on Access 2000/2003
> 
> Message posted via AccessMonster.com
> http://www.accessmonster.com/Uwe/Forums.aspx/access-gettingstarted/201002/1
> 
> .
> 
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Utf
2/7/2010 9:16:01 PM
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