Windows Vista - can not connect to db - Asked By Hankbreu breuk on 30-Mar-11 01:52 PM

When trying to open microsoft 2007  I receive the following
error message: "General network error encountered, connection to DB has been
either turned off or server is not reachable. Please shut down application
Kirtan Patel replied to Hankbreu breuk on 30-Mar-11 01:57 PM
you can solve it by following

method 1 :

  1. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft Small Business Accounting, and then click Data Tools.
  2. In the Small Business Accounting Data Tools dialog box, click Rebuild.
  3. In the Rebuild Company File dialog box, select the name of the company file that you want to rebuild.
  4. Click Rebuild.
  5. In the Select company file dialog box, enter a company file name in the File name field, and then click Save.
  6. Click OK.
  7. In the Rebuild Company File dialog box, click Close.
  8. In the Small Business Accounting Data Tools dialog box, click Close.
  9. Restart Microsoft Small Business Accounting.
Method 2

Change the computer name manually

  1. Find the company file. The following is the default location of the company files:
    C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\My Documents\Small Business Accounting\Companies
    Note The UserName placeholder is a placeholder for the actual user name.
  2. Right-click the company file, click Open With, and then double-click Notepad.
  3. In Notepad, locate the following line:
    server=ComputerName\MICROSOFTSMLBIZ
    Note The ComputerName placeholder is a placeholder for the actual computer name.
  4. Change the computer name.
  5. On the File menu, click Save.
  6. On the File menu, click Exit.
  7. Restart Microsoft Small Business Accounting.
Thank you :)
Hankbreu breuk replied to Kirtan Patel on 01-Apr-11 01:21 PM
It will not let me open office 2007 accounting pro, when I click to go further I get the same message,