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How to protect our access database?

How to protect our access database?
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How can we hide the left pane and make the tables, queries and reports password protected so that user is only able to work with forms? Moreover I want forms to be only used and be protected from being re-designed.
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securing the database objects have different ways:
1. Password protect the database
2. Password protect the VB codes
3. Disable allowbypasskey
4. Make MDE file for versions 2003 and previous
5. ULS


a. the simplest way to protect is by password protecting
b. Allowbypasskey diabling is a protection done by vb code
c. by making the MDE file, the forms, report, dap, macro, and modules are locked thereby it cannot be opened for editing or for opening.
d. by making ULS, the objects are locked by access, I think this goes by code again and we setup its password.

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I split a database and password protected the backend and relinked them to the front end of the database. After learning that access stores the backend pw after it has been entered I've been trying to find a way to protect the table data.

Is there a way to make the tables read only? or make users re-enter the backend pw everytime they try to access the tables?

PS Why did the program dev's set up '07 like that?! I'm so confused Why pw protect a backend if access just stores it