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Microsoft Office® Access 2007 Inside Out by John Viescas and Jeff Conrad

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Understanding Macro Actions That Are Not Trusted

Earlier in this chapter we mentioned that Access 2007 has trusted and not trusted macro actions. As you might recall from Chapter 2, the Trust Center settings in the Access Options dialog box control whether Access disables certain content in your database. If your database is not trusted, Access might silently disable any potentially malicious macros or VBA code depending upon the Trust Center settings you enabled or disabled. So what exactly is a malicious macro? In Microsoft’s terms, a malicious macro runs an action that could potentially do harm to your computer or files, such as deleting a file.

Access 2007 separates macro actions into two categories—those that will run in any database, even ...

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