Configuration – Domain users.


A normal domain user not having administrator rights will normally be unable to run a program based on the Borland Database Engine (BDE). This is due to missing rights on workstations running Windows NT/2000/XP. Workstations running Windows98/ME do not have this problem as they have only little means of security.


First the domain user must be granted rights to read and edit the properties in the Borland sub key for the local machine in the registry.

This is done – logged in as administrator - as follows:





You also may have to grant rights to the folder “C:\Program files\Borland” assuming that the BDE is installed there. This is done as follows: