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STATUS.DAT error uninstalling

STATUS.DAT error uninstalling

STATUS.DAT error uninstalling

I'm just trying to uninstall Peachtree 2005 complete, and I'm getting an error 1306 that status.dat is locked. It's running on a small network (3 computers) and none of the computers have Peachtree running on it.

Firstly, is there a way to see what resources are using this file, so that I can kill them and delete the file.

Secondly, I don't really need to unstall it, but I can't get into peachtree right now. All the computers on the network think that my serial number and registration is already used.

J. Jacobs

RE: STATUS.DAT error uninstalling


Unfortunately I'm not too familiar with the application but I do know that it's built on a Pervasive DB.  I have the following link that gives a little bit of support:


Pervasive has a utility that lets you see what files are open and who has them open called Pervasive monitor.

If status.dat isn't a Pervasive file then the operating system may have similar functionality.

Your best bet would be to go back to the vendor for support.

Bst of luck,

RE: STATUS.DAT error uninstalling

BTW tek-tips have two pervasive forums:

forum321 and forum318

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