Archive is currupted

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Archive is currupted

Post by Potzo90 » Mon May 01, 2017 12:30 pm

I just installed this program and when I start it this message always appears:
Archive is currupted (EOD marker not at expected position)

Thanks in advance for your help.

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Re: Archive is currupted

Post by Alfred » Mon May 08, 2017 11:42 pm

Oops, indeed! It should, of course, say "Archive is corrupted". :P

Which version of MainType do you have?
FC11.5 Pro (Help) + MT8.0 Pro (Help) • Windows 10

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Re: Archive is currupted

Post by Erwin Denissen » Tue May 09, 2017 6:45 am

I'm sorry about the inconvenience, but somehow the database is corrupt.

You need to perform a full uninstall, and then reinstall to ensure you start with a clean database.

To fully uninstall MainType:
  • In Windows 10 open the Settings menu (Start -> Settings) and go to System and then click Apps & features.
  • Then remove MainType 7.
  • You will need to fully remove it, so also let it remove the database, vault, and cache files.
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