Make Office "appear" as standalone application

By buratti ·
I recently stumbled upon an article on this site stating how to make MS Office documents appear as if they were standalone applications by hiding menu bars and "locking out" standard features of Excel, Word, Etc. A link to that article is
For some time now I have been looking (and waiting for something to be developed) for something that will take an Access database and turn it into a standalone application (.exe file), removing all the MS Access program features and having just the database using the switchboard as my main navigation of the application.
The article listed above will do EXACTLY what I want/need, but I have recently upgraded to Office 2007 and that article seemed to refer to Office 2002 or lower. It works SOMEWHAT with the new version, but with the redesign of the ribbon bar as opposed to the standard menu bars it doesn't remove that, nor the Office Button.
Does anyone know what modifications I can do to this code to make it work with the newer Office version, and, would this even work with the Access application? If so how do I do it in Access?

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You need the Access SDK

by ThumbsUp2 In reply to Make Office "appear" as s ...
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Thanks will try but...

by buratti In reply to You need the Access SDK

I just downloaded it right now and will try it out tomorrow and see if it does what I want, but is there a way to "tweak" Office 2007 the same ways they described in the link in my first post? That could be very useful for many other documents/forms that I have.

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I couldn't find anything like it at MS.....

by ThumbsUp2 In reply to Thanks will try but...

I searched, but didn't find anything for 2007.

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