Encountering a BDE Error in Sage Timeslips

When you open Sage Timeslips or a different database, you might see an error message that indicates that the BDE (Borland Database Engine) Settings on the workstation are too low. To correct this error, you can click the Yes button in the error message dialog box, or you can follow these steps:

  1. Close Timeslips.

  2. In the Timeslips program group, open Station Administrator.

  3. Choose Options→Diagnose This Computer.

    Timeslips displays a warning message to close all programs using the Borland Database Engine.

    If your organization uses WordPerfect, close it as well as Timeslips.

  4. Click OK.

    Timeslips analyzes your computer set and then displays the Diagnose This Computer dialog box, shown in the following figure.

    The Diagnose This Computer dialog box shows areas you need to fix, if any.
    The Diagnose This Computer dialog box shows areas you need to fix, if any.
  5. If any Fix buttons are available to click, select them one at a time.

  6. When Station Administrator finishes fixing all problems, click Done.

  7. Close Station Administrator.

  8. Reopen Timeslips to see whether the error has disappeared.

    You might also need to reboot the computer.

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