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Error message when backing up

New Member
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Error message when backing up

Hi All,


I have 2007 Version 9, and I am trying to back up my database to a zip file. I am getting the following error message: "the process cannot acces the file (<file name>) because it is being used by another process." I have tried backing up using my computer as well as the administrator computer. Does anyone know how to fix this?


Thank you!

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Country: USA

Re: Error message when backing up

Yes, use the backup in the ACT! program. To do an externam backup you would need to stop the ACT! SQL service.

Roy Laudenslager
Retired ACT! Certified Consultant
ACT! Report Expert
Durkin Impact Report Designer