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I have a Microsoft Access database and I'm trying to open it. When I do, I get "Unknown User Does Not Have Permission". Is there any way to open this file? I'm using Microsoft Access 2007 under Windows XP.

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It means that the database has a permissions file attached to it, and your login is not a part of the group that has permissions.

The easiest way is to ask the original developer for the user name and pwd that you can use to log into the database.

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I don't know who exactly created this file, but I don't even see a way to log in as a user. Where do I enter username and password? –  Amir Rachum Dec 22 '09 at 17:48
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Please post a screenshot so we can know the exact error.

If this is on entry, it is probably Microsoft DRM either protecting it over the network to a server in your company or over the Internet to the public Office DRM Server.

If it is protected by this, then I am not really sure we should help you to get around it - and not 100% sure you can.

If it isn't this, again, please post a screenshot so we can know exactly and I can try to help you further.

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What leads you to think it's DRM and not simply Jet user-level security, or a database password? –  David W. Fenton Dec 23 '09 at 21:53
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