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Unable to open a foxpro 2.6 dbf file

Unable to open a foxpro 2.6 dbf file

Unable to open a foxpro 2.6 dbf file

When I try to open and browse a foxPro2.6 for windows dbf table it is giving an error. It says 'File FEJ.PRG' does not exist'. Any ideas on how to resolve this error. So far I have been opening these dbf files which are part of an application with out any problems. This is what I have been doing-
1.Copy the folder containing teh datafiles on to local drive
2. open the FoxPro 2.6 for windows software
3. Then select 'prceed to Foxpro Menu system and command window" option
4.The select file Open and select the file
  This is the command I see in the command  window -
  USE d:\MyTemp\abc.dbf SHARED ( I tried ExCLUSIVE also)
5. then I selct browse option under Database menu
6. At this point I get this error 'File FEJ.PRG' does not exist'

Any help is appreciated.


RE: Unable to open a foxpro 2.6 dbf file

Do you get the same thing if you type these commands in the command window?  If so, maybe your installation of FoxProw is goofy (the menu selection is not getting executed properly).  You may need to reinstall.

USE d:\MyTemp\abc.dbf SHARED  [Enter]
BROWSE  [Enter]

Dave S.

RE: Unable to open a foxpro 2.6 dbf file

WHat you are specifying is not leading to find the causes of the error.. tough it is clear that you are trying to browse which is invoking FEJ.PRG

This means, you are using BROWSE LAST.. which contains a filter .. may be a key whatever related to FEJ.prg.

1. You can try and locate the file.. FEJ.PRG in another users computer and copy it.
2. You can try and locate the same in the Network and copy that.
3. After everything... insted of using Browse from the menu.. issue the command in the Command Window.. BROWSE..
4. OR...............
you delete FoxUser.* file in the temporary directory, then the FoxUser.* in the FoxPro directory. This will remove the Browse LAST as well and along with it the references to FEJ.PRG. (most likely)

This shall provide you the relief . If not please post with little more of details like.. is it working in another unit.. etc.

(Subramanian.G),FoxAcc, ramani_g@yahoo.com

RE: Unable to open a foxpro 2.6 dbf file

Thanks Dave and Ramani. Dave's solution and Ramani's resoultion # 3 are same and it worked. I couldn't find the FEJ.PRG on the netwok. Last evening after posting this question on tis forum I tried to make a copy of abc.dbf file and I was able to do that and tehn I was able to browse he copy of the table abc.dbf.
Thanks a lot for your quick resolution. I do not work on FoxPro but I sure will remember you all and will comeback to this forum.

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