Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0With database password

This is the connection string to use when you have an Access 2007 - 2013 database protected with a password using the "Set Database Password" function in Access.

Provider=Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0;Data Source=C:\myFolder\myAccessFile.accdb;
Jet OLEDB:Database Password
=MyDbPassword;

Some reports of problems with password longer than 14 characters. Also that some characters might cause trouble. If you are having problems, try change password to a short one with normal characters.

Note! Reports say that a database encrypted using Access 2010 - 2013 default encryption scheme does not work with this connection string. In Access; try options and choose 2007 encryption method instead. That should make it work. We do not know of any other solution. Please get in touch if other solutions is available!

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This connection string (With database password using Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0) can be used for connections to Access 2007, Access 2010 and Access 2013.

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