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Peachtree and Pervasive Software's database engine rely on other Microsoft programs. And in sync with your datapath= statement in your [peachtree].ini file? If not, users can throw on Zip drives or > thumb/jump drives that can screw up your drive designations and, hence, > your Peachtree network datapath. > > In any event, Thank you. have a peek at this web-site

I tried that and it solved the problem. After trying a lot of stuff I removed PeachTree and > reinstalled - after the reinstallation they were able to access > PeachTree. > > This morning four machines were not company.dat" thread641-1366956 Forum Search FAQs Links MVPs Peachtree "Cannot open file . . . I assume you share your data path folder on the server then you map that folder on your workstation. https://sagecity.na.sage.com/support_communities/sage50_accounting_us/f/132/t/48287

All rights reserved. Thanks a lot. If not, you may need to reinstall Peachtree Accounting. Show comment window.

Contact Us - PeachtreeUsers.com HOME - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top Powered by vBulletin Version 3.8.4Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. That was okay. No, create an account now. Starting last week - one machine would get an error message > stating "cannot open p:\peachw\company\status.dat" (slightly changed > to accomidate file structure). > > One machine was affected by the

Your data folder is typically an acronym of the company name and sits inside the COMPANY folder. I checked the share and the users was able to update create and delete files (test.txt - that I created). Both times we have been able to get around it by adding BCS to the target line of the shortcut, then opening their company after Peachtree was launched. https://sagecity.na.sage.com/support_communities/sage50_accounting_us/f/132/t/48464 All of a sudden one computer started giving this error: Cannot open file 'Z:\Company.Dat'.

Cancel gregv7 21 Jan 2009 9:24 AM Thanks Rick,Ok, On theworkstationthe mapped drive is: Z:\\Gregs2\CompanyThe Datapath in the PPAM140.ini file is Z:\(I have one computer set up this way and it Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework. One machine has a problem opening Peachtree, gets the error message "Cannot open file 'Z:\COMPANY.DAT'" twice, shows the send/don't send error report message, and then promptly closes the application. dnr387 View Public Profile Find all posts by dnr387 #6 12-24-2008, 02:54 PM squirrelonfire Registered User Join Date: Dec 2008 Posts: 26 Just like Rick said, it is

Check the Permissions on the SHARED Folder to FULL, plus check mark the "Allow Others Users to Change My Files".The defined DATAPATH in the appropriate Peachtree INI file located in the http://forums.peachtreeusers.com/showthread.php?t=16333 Deinlein (remove xxx) "Carla F." <> wrote in message news:[email protected] berlin.de... > Another thing you might check on the problem computers is the .ini file - > all versions of peachtree Jones Guest Do you have all of your network drive mappings set to re-connect at boot/logon? Thanks, Charlie charliecard View Public Profile Find all posts by charliecard #8 12-29-2008, 01:57 PM squirrelonfire Registered User Join Date: Dec 2008 Posts: 26 Try search article IDs

Cancel sguru 4 Apr 2009 8:39 AM This message implies that Peachtree and Pervasive Software (database engine) is being blocked from being able to access the shared program and company data http://xtra-rss.com/peachtree-cannot/peachtree-cannot-detect.php Z:\. I have done what you have told me to do and this message appears:peachw.exe-fataapplication exitThe Peachtree database engine has encountered an error. When we browsed for the company, it read the .ini file and opened the new drive I indicated in the ini file.

The last company file opened entries (there are 3, description, long and short) were all cleared out. PCW2003 is pcw100.ini but > the older ones were something like paw70.ini. Copy this folder to a safe location i.e. http://xtra-rss.com/peachtree-cannot/peachtree-cannot-open-status-dat.php The error message that you have listed is not a valid path.

Later in the morning all but one machine was able to get into PeachTree. Also there could be other problems as desecribed in the articles below. Cancel 866-996-7243 (SAGE) google facebook youtube linkedin twitter instagram sage city © 2016 The Sage Group plc, its licensors or its affiliated companies.

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Figure 2 In this case, you will need to place the Peachdata directory in another shared directory on the root of the E:\ drive, for example, Accting. Thanks all for your suggestions. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Typically but not always, you can test for this problem source by rebooting into Microsoft SAFE MODE with Networking.I had suggested this in an earlier post.

For more information on uninstalling and reinstalling Sage Peachtree, please refer to your Sage Peachtree Accounting User's Guide.Business ReasonWhen attempting to open a company in Sage Peachtree Accounting, I receive the Anyone have an idea what might be going on? http://answers.sagesoftwareonline.co...i=&p_topview=1 The article below isn't related to your problem but it has pictures and description for what should be a correct data path map to your computer. have a peek here Be sure to disable all Security Software ie.

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE lend a hand here, this is really frustrating! -Scott Scott212 View Public Profile Find all posts by Scott212 #2 05-05-2008, 02:29 PM jriehl Registered User Below are some of the most common resolutions for this error message. You data, if you are a single user, is typically stored in C:\Program Files\Sage Software\Peachtree\Company\your name data folder. If successful then the problem is within the normal Windows Environmental settings.

How can I retrieve it?Thank you so much. You can restore a backup without opening the company. Login with LinkedIN Or Log In Locally Email Password Remember Me Forgot Password?Register ENGINEERING.com Eng-Tips Forums Tek-Tips Forums Search Posts Find A Forum Thread Number Find An Expert Resources Jobs I checked the network path.

Jones, Oct 4, 2004 #3 Fred Deinlein Guest I can't speak for the original poster of this problem, but in my case, I'm running on a stand-alone PC; no network drives Any idea what may be causing it? carla "Ralph A. At one time all the computers were working fine.

I did what you suggested and still no luck.This is what I did.