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    Exclamation reason 0!!!!!

    We are running sims in our school i dont know why we bother with it so many errors worst program ever but the problem is
    we keep on getting this reason 0 does anyone know what it mean please we are kind of confussed now

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    More often than not Reason 0 is an incorrect mapping in your Connect.ini

    Hardly the fault of SIMS.

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    Reason 0 can also be incorrect password or network drive not present - is your connect.ini pointing to the right drive? Do your workstations have the right drives mapped?

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    I've also known reason 0 to be the SQL service stopped. I think overall reason 0 is 'can not connect to database' for any of the reasons above.

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    usually password if you get this when trying to do a solus update

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    when you say you keep getting it, is it all the time? only recently? since you did something e.g. upgrade or reboot? is it certain machines?

    can you log in on the server?

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    I believe reason 0 can also mean no printer is installed.

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    well it is not password because it works on other workstations i will check the ini file

    *edit*
    we have had it since a upgrade

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    ....reason 0 = reasons:

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    Quote Originally Posted by akitajewski View Post
    well it is not password because it works on other workstations i will check the ini file

    *edit*
    we have had it since a upgrade
    try detaching and reattaching the DB

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    Just reinstall it on that workstation, I gave up trying diagnose anything beyond the s drive not being mapped.

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    Moving this thread to the MIS forum as it's a SIMS problem... and retitling too.

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    There are so many issues that cause Reason 0.

    Incorrect connect.ini, problems with mapped network drives, database not upgraded successfully, SQL Services issue, there is something wrong with the users login... to list a few.

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    We had the same error after we upgrade SQL from 2005 to 2008.
    I changed the conect.ini file to look at <SERVER IP ADDRESS>\SIMS2008 instead of <SERVER IP ADDRESS>\SIMS2005

    Hope this helps.

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    There are 9 possible fixes for Reason 0. These are due to:
    1. Incorrect setup of SQL
    2. Incorrect connection file
    3. Unfinished upgrade (indicated)
    4. Incorrect setup of SQL
    5. Insufficient disk space
    6. Firewall
    7. SQL not running
    8. TCP/IP problems
    9. SQL connection.
    Last edited by vikpaw; 20th July 2010 at 11:18 AM. Reason: Correct typo to reason no so it helps OP and anyone else with similar issues

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