Re: Access 2002 command line options.

From: Rick Brandt (
Date: 07/20/04

Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 18:09:00 -0500

"Van T. Dinh" <> wrote in message
> For the /runtime switch, see MSKB:
> I am fairly sure the /runtime switch (or /rt) also works with the retail
> version also as I used then where I worked previously and I am sure the
> company didn't have the ODE97.
> I can't be certain but at the time, I didn't know the MSKB existed so my
> source of info. didn't come from MSKB and really the only Access references
> I had at that time was Roger Jennings' Using Access 97 & Access Help and
> Roger Jennings' book didn't mention about the /runtime switch.

My understanding is that for /runtime to work you had to have either the ODE
installed or an actual Runtime app. Otherwise you are missing a required dll.

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