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Borland Database Engine error message
Author: Xin Yi Wong Reference Number: AA-01170 Views: 12843 Created: 2014-05-19 15:59 Last Updated: 2014-05-19 15:59 75 Rating/ 1 Voters

Error message: An Error occurred while attempting to initialize the Borland Database Engine (error $2501)


Error message: An Error occurred while attempting to initialize the Borland Database Engine (error $210D)



The error is due to the insufficient shared memory available for the database engine usage.


Windows Control Panel BDE Administrator Configuration → Expand the list under SystemINTI → Key in the SHAREDMEMLOCATION and SHAREDMEMSIZE according to the physical memory (RAM) your computer have.

Physical Memory (RAM) Size

SHAREDMEMLOCATION

SHAREDMEMSIZE

2 GB

0x2BDE

2048

4 GB

0x5BDE

4096

8 GB

0x7BDE

8192


*Note: You may need to restart your computer to take the changes effect.

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