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Unable to open 2 or more database - prompt borland database engine error (Windows Vista, Windows 7)

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Question
An error occured while attempting to initialize the Borland Database engine (error $2501)

Answer

1) Log in using administrator

2) Go to Control Panel - BDE Administrator

3) under Configuration tab , select configuration - system - INIT

    change SHAREDMEMLOCATION : 2000 ; LOCALSHARED : TRUE; LOWMEMORYUSAGELIMIT : 64;     

    MAXBUFSIZE : 4096; SHAREDMEMSIZE : 4096

5) restart Firebird

 

 

Update 27.04.2018:

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If you failed to save the setting using BDE Administrator, example after click apply setting but BDE Adminstrator showing not responding, then can use the below alternative:

-go to registry editor, under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Borland\Database Engine\Settings\System\INIT, choose the item you want to edit, right click and modify it.

 


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Views: 3978 Created on: Aug 07, 2014
Date updated: Apr 27, 2018
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