Subject Re: Starting Dbase
From Milind Nighojkar <>
Date Wed, 25 Jan 2023 06:15:29 -0500
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

It's Ken who gave me the pointer as

Additionally if you use the feature store the group / user / password....

This feature is good...

However  be  careful while using it as database gets encrypted and there is no way I could find to restore it. I was saved as I was exploring the function on a temporary table

So as mentioned by Ken pls. take the backup and explore this function

Thanks anfor your quick help...

Milind Nighojkar

Ken Mayer Wrote:

> On 1/23/2023 8:23 PM, Milind Nighojkar wrote:
> > Need quick help
> >
> > I was exploring the security related features.  I created group /user/password. Which I forgot
> >
> > I think ignorantly I used enforcement option.
> >
> > Now I am unable to open dbase itself...
> Based on an email, Milind found in the starting folder for dBASE the
> file DBSYSTEM.DB, renamed it, and is now able to start dBASE back up again.
> Suggestion folks, be careful with the security system in dBASE, you can
> encrypt your tables by accident if you're not careful, and if you then
> do something like delete "DBSYSTEM.DB" you may not be able to use them
> again.
> If you want to look at the security built-in to dBASE, back up your
> tables first.
> Ken
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