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How can I set a password for an Access Database file, so that no user can recover this password.

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There are utilities to break this security: http://www.snapfiles.com/get/dbpwsniffer.html

So I wouldn't trust an access password to protect your data.

We store the data in SQL server and use SQL Native encryption which relies on NTFS authentication to decrypt.

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Please More Details About Sql Native Encryption ... –  Hossein Moradinia Feb 9 '10 at 6:57
    
    
The cited URL for the so-called "Database Password Sleuth" is limited to "Access 95/97/2000/2002". Not sure why A2003 is omitted, but certainly A2007 is omitted because the database password encryption was strengthened big time in A2007. But I have heard that there's enough information stored in the file header to crack it. In my opinion, the database password serves no purpose whatsoever except to give people a completely false sense of security. –  David W. Fenton Mar 1 '10 at 23:43

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