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From: Bob Strock <>
Subject: Re: [UFT] "UFT cannot open the database"
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2007 14:26:53 -0400
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I suggest you go to http://genforum.genealogy.com/uft/ and on the upper left
side put missing project file in the search box. Some of the items are OT but
there are a number that should help.

Bob Strock

James and Barbara Dooley wrote:
> I have two fairly large databases on UFT 3.1 and three small ones. I'm
> trying to open the small one on York families in GA, which is named GAYORK,
> and here's what's happening.
> I clicked on File, then Open. All 5 projects were listed, so I clicked on
> GAYORK, and here's the message that came up:
> UFT cannot open the database used to store Individuals
> (C:\ROOTS4PROJECTS\75409913.DBF).
> The next message says that GAYORK.PRO cannot be opened because of a bad or
> missing project file. Restore from a backup file and try again.
> I'm finding backups of all the other projects (several each for the two
> large ones) but not for the York. Wouldn't you know! Of course, my backups
> except for the very latest ones are on 3 inch floppies, and some of them
> are probably no longer good anyway. So I guess my question is: is there
> any other way to open the York project?
> Another question, please. When I click on FILE the first time, 3 projects
> are listed at the bottom. I thought that 4 projects were usually listed
> there. When I have 5 projects, and only 4 of them show up, how do I get to
> the others? In the first paragraph above, I said that, "All 5 projects were
> listed . . . ." Why are only three listed now?
> Thanks for any help.
> Barbara Dooley
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