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Open a password protected MDB/MDW
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In the past I've developed several forms, reports, VBA and tables using Access 2003. This was in a previous job and 4 or 5 years ago.
Now I have a task I need to do and I went back to this DB. The problem is I have it tightly secured and I cannot remember username nor password for this!

If I try to open the MDB alone I get an error message saying I don't have permissions. If I try to open the DB using the shortcut which points to the MDW, I get the login screen but again, I don't remember the username and password.

I also tried to import the DB bjects to a new DB (I'm in Access 2007) but again, no permissions screen comes up.

I checked online and found some softwares that are able to recover the password but for such a lame think I'm not willing to spend 20 USD
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