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Creating a new workgroup file

Create a new Microsoft Access workgroup information file

1.  Exit Microsoft Access (Windows 95, 98 or NT).

2.  To start the Workgroup Administrator, do one of the following, depending on which operating sys
tem you use:

  Windows 95/98 : Run Wrkgadm.exe from your Windows\\System folder.
  Windows NT : Run Wrkgadm.exe from your Windows\\System32 folder.
  Windows 2000/XP : In Access, go to Tools > Security > Workgroup Administrator (see fig 1).

Fig1:

3.  In the Workgroup Administrator dialog box, click Create.
  Enter your name, organization and workgroup ID (enter anything, for example XYZ).



4.  Enter new name for the new workgroup information file, and then click OK.

Tip: To recover forgotten passwords from Access Workgroup (MDW) files, use MDWRecovery.


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