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From: Bob Strock <>
Subject: Re: [UFT] "UFT cannot open the database"
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2007 17:12:23 -0400
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I would do the suggestion where you copy over the .pro file

Under file will hold 4 shortcuts. There needs to be a new Project opened to keep
the list moving down. Opening the same one does not move the list. To find the
other projects you need to know where the Project are being kept.

Bob Strock

James and Barbara Dooley wrote:

> Thanks, Bob. I went to the forum and found some queries with the same
> missing or bad project file problem that I have. But the difference is
> that they all seem to have changed computers and switched UFT from one to
> the other. That's not the situation for me at all. This is the same
> computer I've been using; no changes at all.
>
> Barbara
>
> At 02:26 PM 6/23/2007, you wrote:
>
>>Barbara,
>>
>>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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