See: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/ms-access

I am not sure why has been added to the tag as a synonym. Access applies to multiple situations - disk access, facebook access, etc.

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    But is there really a scenario where it makes sense other than in the context of Microsoft Access? – Pekka supports GoFundMonica Dec 1 '11 at 17:40
  • Is there any reason why people looking for ms-access should be plagued with totally irrelevant questions and answers? – Remou Dec 1 '11 at 17:43
  • When I read this, I expected people to be confusing "access" with "accessibility" (e.g. "How can I access Windows's color scheme settings to accomodate vision-impaired users?"). A quick check shows that this isn't an issue in practice. – Pops Dec 1 '11 at 17:44

I removed the synonym. The term "access" can mean any number of things besides ms-access, and co-opting it for Microsoft Access doesn't make sense to me.

(note to self: isn't the best of tags.)

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