Could not use ‘’; file already in use.”

date

2008-01-19 22:10

author

geographika

category

bugs

tags

2147467259, ldb, OleDbException

slug

could-not-use-file-already-in-use

status

published

System.Data.OleDb.OleDbException occurred
ErrorCode=-2147467259
Message=”Could not use ‘’; file already in use.”
Source=”Microsoft JET Database Engine”

Access, lock files, and Visual Source Safe - an accident waiting to happen! I got the above error, after my code had been fine for weeks. Googling turned up permissions on the folder with the Access database, and closing secondary applications. The solution in the end turned out to be that the .ldb file had come under source control. Removing it from this, and deleting the fle resolved the issue.

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1. GBrian **

Hi,

In my case I need to pass data from local server to the linked one. If I use OpenQuery I need to convert every field to a string and concatenate them an execute de INSERT statement for each row.

Any other idea? Thanks.

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2. Allan **

worked for me…thanks

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3. kenswdev **

Thanks for this! Exactly what I needed and worked perfectly.

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4. Dave **

Nice! Thanks.

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5. Corrin **

Worked perfectly, thanks!

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