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Solved: Prompt for user password in MS Access vba

Q: Solved: Prompt for user password in MS Access vba

I have three different MS Access applications that run on user in vba Prompt password for Access Solved: MS a SQL backend For the Access front ends I am utilizing Jet mdw file for User level security Scope of the applications has increased to where we are using eForms across multiple business sites What I would like to do is enhance user Solved: Prompt for user password in MS Access vba security by tapping into Jet through vba before an activity is recorded under that user s name and date stamped which is something as close to an electronic signature that Access could get I think This would be a separate step from initial application log on which I already have users do Ideally the user would press a button to sign a form the vba subroutine would prompt the user to enter his application password then verify the password against the users mdw file and then stamp the record with user name and date I know how to do everything except the password verification part I am familiar with DAO ADO and ADOX protocols within vba but all I can find is code to set up a new user and assign a password but not verify a self-prescribed password of a Solved: Prompt for user password in MS Access vba user Does anybody have any comments suggestions Many thanks nbsp

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A: Solved: Prompt for user password in MS Access vba

ctwest, sorry for the delay in responding, but Access questions are best posted on the Business Applications forum, even though yours is a programming question.
If you haven't found an answer to this question yet, you do not need to prompt users for their password to identify them.
Access knows who they are when they have logged on, you can identify them using the CurrentUser or Application CurrentUser.

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-prompt-for-user-password-in-ms-access-vba.909178/
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A:Solved: Can't Turn Off Prompt for Password in User Account and Log-On

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A:Prompt User and Password

hmmm - is it a Power Save problem? Go to Screensaver options screen and look for Power Options. See if "Require Password on Wakeup" or similar is ticked
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/prompt-user-and-password.819419/
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A:How to have computer prompt for admin password on other user

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

What level is your User Account Control set to?
User Account Control - UAC - Change Notification Settings

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A:How to disable UAC password prompt for Standard User without admin?

Welcome to SevenForums McServer!

Take a look at this tutorial by Brink. Is this what you want to do?

Elevated Program Shortcut - Create for Standard User

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Hi, Dblock420, and welcome to the forums.

Have you read your apache documentation?

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A:[SOLVED] No Password Prompt When Vista Awakes Though Password Enabled

Hi -

Try resetting the power options to default settings.

Are all Windows Updates in, including Vista SP1 & SP2?

www.update.microsoft.com

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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A:Solved: Getting rid of password prompt

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A:cannot access password user profile

  
Quote: Originally Posted by gatelad


tried many times to access laptop the password says the user profile service failed the logon
user profile cannot be loaded '
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also a box says smartlogon.exe application error the application was unable to start correctly
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Please read the site rules:

Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with (or ways to bypass) a forgotten or unknown password, personal identification number (PIN) or any other type of access code that may be required on a computer, mobile device or web site. As there is no way to verify the actual situation or intent, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...
 

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Sorry,
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We'd like to believe your claim.
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Quote: Originally Posted by Norwood


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The above is a bit confusing. Is this computer joined to a work domain or is it not?

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/208916-strange-defult-login-user-prompt-local-admin-not-domain-user.html
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A:Security problem: gaining full Vista access without entering password or user name

Could someone reproduce it?

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/234876-security-problem-gaining-full-vista-access-without-entering-password-user-name.html
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thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Asking for user name & password

Is it the Outlook name and pass? If it is, has someone configured Outlook to be the mail handler for IE in Internet Options?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-asking-for-user-name-password.813396/
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A:Solved: Password box not loading for one user

The problem was fixed by installing a MS Java hotfix.

Thanks anyway!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-password-box-not-loading-for-one-user.502864/
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A:Solved: User password error

Issue seems to have resolved its self. Must have been an issue with AD replicating or something I dunno, will mark as solved.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-user-password-error.482112/
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A:[SOLVED] User Account Password?

If you can't remember the password then you are correct you'll need to reinstall Windows.

We can not assist with with the bypass of passwords. It is against the forum rules.

This thread will now be locked. If you do require help on the reinstall you may create a new thread.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-user-account-password-694540.html
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A:Solved: User account password forgotten

If you are the System administrator you can start another account Control Panel > User Accounts Otherwise --- ???
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-user-account-password-forgotten.317016/
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A:Solved: Router user name and/or password somehow changed

Apparently there's a button on the back to do a factory reset, looks like it's fixed... Still don't know how my user name and password was changed.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-router-user-name-and-or-password-somehow-changed.1074278/
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A:Solved: User Password changed by Vista, how do I fix?

I restored PC to earlier date (a few days back). Unfortunately it did not fix the problem.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-user-password-changed-by-vista-how-do-i-fix.994810/
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A:Solved: Trouble with a User Account Password

Boot into Safe Mode and log in as administrator, (if you are asked for an admin password, try leaving it blank, as this is the default setting)
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To get into safe mode, keep tapping the F8 key early in the boot up process (Some keyboards may require you to turn on the F Lock feature first)
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-trouble-with-a-user-account-password.365080/
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A:Solved: Windows 7 security pop up asking for user name and password

http://forums.techarena.in/technology-internet/1385145.htm

possibly nothing more than you are not running as administrator, you say its the only one with windows 7-this needs administrator for all sorts of actions
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-windows-7-security-pop-up-asking-for-user-name-and-password.1032964/
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Even if you are the only user on your PC, it might be advised to use the Master Password feature for the best security. You can find info about using Master Password at the Mozilla Help Site

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A:Solved: How can I delete my user password in WinXP?

In the Control Panel under Users just enter blank passwords for you account and it will remove the password.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-how-can-i-delete-my-user-password-in-winxp.507286/
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Hello daisy, welcome to the site!

Try re-registering.

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BOL

 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-cant-get-into-game-lobbies-on-games-com-with-user-name-and-password.103220/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-old-user-password-still-works-even-though-account-is-deleted.461872/
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A:Solved: dell inspirion 1501 user password

Per TSG rules: Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.
My suggestion is to use the restore partition or Vista DVD and put it back like new. Other than that we can't offer assistance.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-dell-inspirion-1501-user-password.857706/
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A:Solved: Cannot get past Windows User Name/Password during software installation

Found that the User name is really SYSTEM even though I have used my normal log in name - duh!

Anyhow all fixed
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-cannot-get-past-windows-user-name-password-during-software-installation.751564/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-veritas-backupexec-for-exchange-server-changed-user-id-and-password.496867/
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A:Solved: windows 2000 wont go past user password screen

Can you log on with another account like "administrator"?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-windows-2000-wont-go-past-user-password-screen.658702/
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A:Can I get rid of XP password prompt?

If your logged in as administrator, go to users account and see how it's handling logins.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-i-get-rid-of-xp-password-prompt.234182/
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A:getting rid of password prompt

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/getting-rid-of-password-prompt.396386/
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A:Password prompt!

Click your Start Orb/Button (whatever you want to call it), type netplwiz into the Search box, press enter. From there Option 2 is available.

Log On Automatically at Startup

http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/142546-password-prompt.html
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A:Add a password prompt to UAC?

Read this (post #6) and do system restore point before trying it

cheers

http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/125872-add-password-prompt-uac.html
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A:New password prompt?

(If this is a NETGEAR card)1. Go to Start->Run2. Type in msconfig3. Navigate to the "Startup" tab4. Uncheck NrvGina.dll (or something like that)5. Apply and Close 6. Restart

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/220723/new-password-prompt/
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A:password prompt

you may disable guest account.

Prompt for the guest password The Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
Information Might Be Corrupted. Prompt for the guest password ...
http://www.chicagotech.net/trobleshootingw2kxp.htm
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/password-prompt.399422/
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Thanks

I'm using Windows Vista Home Premium on both machines via a Netgear wireless Router.

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A:Password prompt

In Outlook go to Tools, Options, Connection...Uncheck the box for Hang up after sending and receiving.
 

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A:[help] no user/pass prompt please

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A:Find or Bypass XP Limited User Password W/out Reset or Adjust User Screensaver

looks like you have no choice in resetting passwords, who's house is it anyway???
 

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A:Prompt For Non-existent Password?

I dont know if this will work or not. But l would try to start windows in safe mode and go under the administrator account. Then set up a password for both accounts that you cant get into. So that way you know the password. Then restart and see if you can get in using the new password. Let me know if this works or not. I never seen this problem before. To enter safe mode hit f5 or f8 i think while you are booting up then choose safe mode.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/88202/prompt-for-non-existent-password/
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A:What causes prompt for Network password?

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I'm sure you are aware of this but the time/date settings between those machines needs to be in sync or there will be problems.

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A:Password remember prompt

Assuming this is for Internet Explorer, go to tools > internet options > content tab > autocomplete settings button. You should find what you're looking for there.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/password-remember-prompt.610286/
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A:Homegroup password prompt

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Quote: Originally Posted by dlk7107


I installed Homegroup on a new laptop. I can access the other two computers in my house. however, when I try to access the new laptop from the other computers, I get a user id & password prompt.

I found out that the time on the new computer was one hour off, and it was set for "Turn on password protected sharing". I fixed both of these problems, but that did not help. Is it possible that the changes I made were not written to the registry?
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Please help.


I suspect the other two computers are not win 7. Homegroup requires a password and when you set up win 7 and it asked you what type of network you connect to (you said a home network) it provided a user id and password.

Check how to join homegroup (in help under network and sharing). A work around is to create a new connection based on the older network config called "workgroup". It doesnt use IPv6 nor require a password.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/181539-homegroup-password-prompt.html
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A:What is this network password prompt asking for ?

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A:Password Prompt Boxes

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A:Can Get Rid Of Network Password Prompt

Veth -

Can you be more specific? Which email client are using? Is it web based? What solutions have you tried?

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A:IE Password prompt at websites

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+ all updates r done?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ie-password-prompt-at-websites.259654/
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A:Firefox Password Prompt

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A:Constant Password Prompt

in ie, go to tools, internet options, and on the general tab, is the hompage box showing http://192.168.1.1 by any chance? This really shouldnt affect the aol program, but it is still the right place to start.
 

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A:No network password-prompt

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Turn off any firewalls for debugging. If the firewall is the problem, you'll have to configure it to allow access to "trusted zone" addresses. Note that some firewalls must be completely uninstalled to stop them from affecting your networking.

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A:UAC control password prompt

Personally, I'd recommend two things (until further investigation)
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A:Locked out at the password prompt

Sounds like you set it to AutoLogin with the account named Administrator. On XP home you will have to get in using safe mode to fix this issue. Did you ever set a password on the Administrator account or your mother's account.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/locked-out-at-the-password-prompt.525410/
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