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From: "Ron Bernier" <>
Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Backup and using Two Computers
Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2003 11:00:01 -0500
I'm not sure what is happening with your file, but I just performed a backup
of my database with the database open and there were no problems and/or
error messages. The only message I received was the one telling me that the
backup of bernier.zip completed.
>From: "Claire Quortrup" <>
>Subject: Re: [GENBOX] Backup and using Two Computers
>Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2003 09:40:21 -0600
>After sending my last message to Jim last night on this subject I decided
>go through backup procedure again to see if there was something I was
>Opened my Quortrup Family database
>Click File & Backup
>Selected Quortrup database to backup
>Clicked "Add" per Help Backup instructions
>Received the following Error Message:
>"This file is already in use. Select a new name or close the file in use by
>another application. [Assume "Another Application" refers to Genbox since
>other application was open at the time.]
>This Error Message would not let me proceed.
>The first time this happened, I closed my Quortrup database and with no
>database open tried to backup - got through the "Add" step and entered
>to backup the file, then received an "Illegal action" Error message and the
>program shut down.
>I re-opened GB - Opened the Sample database and from there Backed up my
>Quortrup database successfully. This is the way I have been backing up
>since, which really is a bit of a pain.
>If any one can shed any light on this strange behavior I would be most
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