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We have a database on a Read Only share. Access 2013 will not open the file as it cannot create the lock file. Access 2010 never had this problem

What settings can I change to get the database to open?

The database is in use by multiple people, so currently there is a mix of 2010 and 2013 users, so app deployment is not an option currently.

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Resolution was to add a system/hidden folder with the same name as the database.

e.g. Database is XXX.accdb
Folder to be created is XXX.laccdb

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