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Running Server Consolidation Utility on WinXP

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By Rich Stevenson

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Posted: 31 Mar 2004

I was having a a heck of a time trying to run the Server Consolidation Utility on my WinXP SP1 Professional workstation. The problem occured when I tried to create a new project. I kept receiving the error, "The database could not be created."

I couldn't find anything on Novell's site about the error on WinXP. What I did find when I searched on Google were other people using other database problems with a similiar error. To make a long story short, if anyone receives this error, install the MDAC 2.8 from Microsoft.

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