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ACT 2010 Database Restore Help

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ACT 2010 Database Restore Help



I am trying to restore a database from a computer that recently crashed on me. When opening the PAD file in ACT I get the following message:

“An error occurred while processing the log for the database ‘DBNAME’. If possible, restore from backup. If a backup is not available, it might be necessary to rebuild the log.”

I have no backups of the database.


In actdiag when tryging to attach the database I get the same message.

The data in here is crucial and I need it right away, any help would be appreciated.


Thank You!

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Re: ACT 2010 Database Restore Help

The pad file is only a pointer. The files you need are the ADF and ALF with the ADF being critical.

Roy Laudenslager
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