Error message "abcmemory.txt should be closed"
Thread poster: klghemil ghseil
klghemil ghseil
Equatorial Guinea
Local time: 17:52
Nov 6, 2004

I haven't seen this problem so far in the memory. I just opened the Wordfast toolbar, and clicked on the "f" button wanting to create a new TM, and it just sayss "wordfast.. loading setup" with an error box that won't let me get to the normal toolbox saying that the text tile for the last TM I made in Wordfast should be closed. This file is of course closed, I've used my computer many times since it was open, I have even moved and renamed the text file in the hope of "hiding" it from Wordfast. How can I get rid of this message and get access to my Wordfast "toolbox"??
Thanks very much for any help,
Jenny H.

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Graciela Carlyle  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:52
English to Spanish
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there must be something wrong with the ini file Nov 6, 2004

Dervlaann wrote:
How can I get rid of this message and get access to my Wordfast "toolbox"?

Try deleting or changing the extension of your ini file, so WF creates a fresh one when you start it again (do this with Word closed).
You can find it in the Word Startup folder, the same folder were you have
By default, WF creates a wordfast.ini - if you were using a different ini, you should delete/rename the one you had active the last time you used WF.

Then restart Word and Wordfast.
Does this help?

ps. when you ask for help it's useful to provide platform, Word version and Wordfast version, as it might be relevant.

[Edited at 2004-11-06 21:13]

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Poisson rouge
Local time: 17:52
German to French
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Same problem - any solution? Feb 16, 2011

I am encountering exactly the same problem. For your information, I am using Wordfast Classic with Word 2003 (I don't know which version of WF it is as I can't access any WF info - I installed WF on my computer in December 2008). Everything was fine until an hour or so ago. I got the same message asking me to close the .txt TM I'd been using for my previous assignment. I decided to go back to the previous file, open it, go into the TM and glossary tabs to use Wordfast without a TM and a glossary. So I closed it all up, opened my new file and now, when I click on the WF button, I get "Wordfast should be closed".

I am not that good with IT stuff and am not quite sure where the Word Startup folder is. Could you explain this more in details Graciela?

Jenny, do you remember how you solved the problem last time?

Thanks a bunch


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