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Bruno Eidietis
10-27-2002, 02:57 PM
Hard drive crashed while running classic/11. Had files recovered from hard drive. PR came up fine, AP dislays error message " AP data files are open by another program." Rbuilt data and system files using Peachtree utility. No improvement. Moved files to another computer running 11. Got same result. Help!

chikamic
10-28-2002, 09:13 AM
What operating system is the new computer???

eidietis
10-28-2002, 09:52 AM
windows 98

chikamic
10-28-2002, 09:56 AM
You need to add the following statements:

CONFIG.SYS:
Files=250
Buffers=30

AUTOEXEC.BAT:
SET OVERLAY_HEAP=1


The files open for update error is caused by either inadequate or missing files= statement

eidietis
10-29-2002, 08:10 PM
Yes, I worked. You saved me.

chikamic
10-29-2002, 11:29 PM
Glad it worked !!!!

swilliams
10-31-2002, 12:00 AM
data files open for update is a message that is due to certain environmental variables that must be added to your system.

D Stone
12-17-2002, 01:52 PM
My client is getting this message also. We have looked at her config.sys file and it does show files=250. Are there any other solutions to this problem?

jag
01-16-2003, 06:17 AM
Probably your client has another windows version... like Windows ME in which you have to go to system.ini and in the [386Enh] section add/modify PerVMFiles=225.

In other OS this changes... look for old posts.