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Error doing Backup Act 2007 - Cannot open backup device

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Error doing Backup Act 2007 - Cannot open backup device

Trying to use ACT! by Sage 2007 (9.0) Version 9.0.1.162, Hotfix 1,

 backup so I can migrate to a new computer

Current system: Vista business SP1, 4Gb Ram

This is a single user install on my local system

 

I select a folder c:\temp

 

I get this error message

 

Cannot open backup device \\MJP-Tower\SME-database files\backup\\MJP-Tower_SME_D2008091xxxxxx.BAK

Operating system error5 (error not found)

Backup database is terminating abnormally

PRC_MAINT_BACKUPDB: ERROR EXECUTING DATABASE BACKUP STATEMENT

 

I am waiting for the release of 2009 V11 16th Sept..


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‎09-25-2015 03:20 AM
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Re: Error doing Backup Act 2007 - Cannot open backup device

Try unsharing your database (Tools -> Database Maintenance -> Uncheck Share Database) and/or turning off UAC.

 

How to Disable User Account Control (UAC) in Windows Vista®

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Accepted by topic author mjpsme
‎09-25-2015 03:20 AM
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Posts: 4,395
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Re: Error doing Backup Act 2007 - Cannot open backup device

Try unsharing your database (Tools -> Database Maintenance -> Uncheck Share Database) and/or turning off UAC.

 

How to Disable User Account Control (UAC) in Windows Vista®

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Re: Error doing Backup Act 2007 - Cannot open backup device

Thank you..

It was the sharing tick

 

I have also just found out if you change the "computer name" Act wont start, said cant find file...

 

Regards

 

Michael