6 Replies Latest reply on Jan 10, 2013 4:59 PM by philmodjunk

    Can't open database - says it is currently in use (but it isn't)

    MalloryMoir

      Summary

      Can't open database - says it is currently in use (but it isn't)

      Product

      FileMaker Pro

      Version

      11

      Description of the issue

      Trying to open at database - but it keeps popping up " file is currently in use and could not be opened.

      No one is using the database - how do I open it?

      Steps to reproduce the problem

      closed program and reopened.

      Expected result

      opening the database

      Actual result

      still says currently in use

      Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

      "File Name" is currently in use and could not be opened.  If the file is shared, you can use the Open Remote command to open the file on the network (If you've opened the file before, check the Open Recent Menu)