Surmounting MS Visual FoxPro 8.0 Database Corruption
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Surmounting MS Visual FoxPro 8.0 Database Corruption

 
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Are you encountering an error message while trying to open your MS Visual FoxPro 8.0 database? Is your MS Visual FoxPro 8.0 database displaying abnormal behavior? If the answer for any of the two above questions is 'Yes', then in most cases your MS Visual FoxPro 8.0 is logically corrupted. Few common reasons for MS Visual FoxPro 8.0 corruption could be application malfunction/bugs, installation of conflicting software, network device damage, and malicious software like virus. An ideal option to overcome a MS Visual FoxPro 8.0 database corruption situation is by restoring the database from an adequate database backup. However, this solution fails when the database user has not maintained any database backup or created a backup on a storage media that is itself damaged. In such situations, the only way to get past MS Visual FoxPro 8.0 database corruption is to repair the database by using a commercial DBF File Repair application.

The above scenario can be explained with the help of this real-time scenario. Suppose you have built a MS Visual FoxPro 8.0 database and saved it on your system. Since, you want your computer system to be safe from all kinds of virus attacks, you install a new anti-virus in your system. However, after the installation of the anti-virus is complete, you are no more able to access your MS Visual FoxPro 8.0 database. In addition, you receive an error message each time you try to access the database records.

Cause:

The above error message appears because your MS Visual FoxPro 8.0 database is corrupted due to installation of a conflicting software (anti-virus software).

Resolution:

To repair your MS Visual FoxPro 8.0 database and surmount the corruption error message, you will need to take below steps:

1.Use a valid backup and restore it at required location.
2.In case of absence of an adequate database backup, you will need to look for a third-party DBF File Repair application. Such DBF Repair tools provide fast, yet safe repair of all logically damaged MS Visual FoxPro 8.0 databases. These utilities do not require any technical knowledge to perform repair.

DBF Recovery Software repairs MS Visual FoxPro 9.0, MS Visual FoxPro 8.0, and MS Visual FoxPro 7.0 databases in just three mouse clicks. It also repairs dBase III, dBase IV, and dBase V databases. The DBF Repair tool can be installed on Windows 7, Vista, 2003, XP, and 2000 operating systems.

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