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Is it possible to restrict MS Access creation but still be able to view and execute Access files.

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Can you add a few more words to that? –  Remou Jun 1 '10 at 13:37
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Belongs on Server Fault. (Based on Group Policy tag => this is an organisational thing, hence not Super User.) –  Richard Jun 1 '10 at 13:39
    
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I don't think it's a ServerFault question at all. The keywords are wrong, as the only way to do this is in your connection method, not via group policy. –  David W. Fenton Jun 3 '10 at 1:36

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Don't let those users install the full version of Access. Your developers can create files that can be run on a computer with the necessary run-time files but they would not be able to create/alter items in the file.

Access 2007 Developer Extensions and Runtime

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This is an answer that belongs on SO. –  David W. Fenton Jun 3 '10 at 1:37

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