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

Question asked by MalloryMoir on Jan 9, 2013
Latest reply on Jan 10, 2013 by philmodjunk

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)

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