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Conversion has been halted

Copper Contributor
Posts: 58
Country: United States

Conversion has been halted

Trying to upgrade my datatbase from Act 6.03 to 2014.  I am getting the following message.  The process cannot access the file pre7actdb.adb because it is being used by another process.


I am doing this on my XP computer.  Once this is completed, I'll be moving this to my Windows 7 computer.

I have run all the maintenance deframent and clean up prior to trying the the upgrade.  Also rebooted too.


How do I get past this point?



Nickel Elite Contributor
Posts: 988
Country: USA

Re: Conversion has been halted

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This is the result from  my initial search on the Knowledgebase. There are options.

You probably want to insure that act!6 is not running.

The process cannot access the file pre7actdb.adb because it is being used by another process.

Hope this helps FSB Smiley Happy

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Platinum Elite Contributor
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Country: USA

Re: Conversion has been halted

Best suggestion, restart the computer, open only ACT! 2014 and then try the conversion.

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