Ask the Expert

Error: This database cannot be read due to an invalid disk structure

I am trying to open a user's archive file and receiving "this database cannot be read due to an invalid on disk structure". I'm using R5, have tried various fixes listed in this forum and am still at a loss. Any ideas?
Sometimes DBs cannot be fixed. If you have tried compact , fixup, & updall and nothing works, you may be out of luck. Try making an OS copy to another drive, or pull it up on a server. Good luck.

This was first published in April 2002

There are Comments. Add yours.

 
TIP: Want to include a code block in your comment? Use <pre> or <code> tags around the desired text. Ex: <code>insert code</code>

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
Sort by: OldestNewest

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: