Unable to open TM - mdb file corrupted?
Thread poster: TFaulkner

TFaulkner  Identity Verified
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Oct 8, 2010

Dear All,

I have been trying to add a TM to a project with no success. At first it seemed that the problem was due to the version of Trados I was using (2009), but as I tried to use SDL 2007 I still faced the same issues and continued to get the same "FAILED TO OPEN THE SELECTED TM (error code 2147467254)" message.

I have contacted the PM and he checked the file, but he is able to see it with no issues.

Any ideas before I have to quit the project?

Thank you in advance!

Tais


 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
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Did you upgrade the TM in Studio 2009? Oct 8, 2010

You can't open the TM from SDLX directly in Studio, but need to upgrade it first (Tools - Upgrade translation memory).
Or open it in SDLX (not SDL Trados or something else) and export to TMX, then create a new TM in Studio and import the content there.


 

TFaulkner  Identity Verified
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Jerzy Oct 8, 2010

Thank you for your response.

Studio 2009 would not let me upgrade the TM, showing me the same "failed to open(...)error" . Also, I do not have SDLX - I was told I should have it, but it is nowhere to be found in my computer.


 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
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So you know the reason Oct 8, 2010

You need to install SDLX.
When you install SDL Trados 2007 Suite, SDLX will be installed with it.
If you cant find SDLX; install SDL Trados 2007 Suite again - you do not need to uninstall or change anything, just use the installer and install again.


 

TFaulkner  Identity Verified
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Thank you! Oct 8, 2010

Jerzy,

I was able to install SDL 2007 again and open the TM. I really appreciated your help, thank you very, very much!

Warm regards,

Tais


 


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