Troubleshooting: Create Account Book error – Directory lookup for the file “C:\AutoCount Data\AED xxx Data.mdf” failed with the operating system error2 (The system cannot find the file specified.)

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Question: When I try to create a new account book, an error message prompted: Unknown Sql Exception, directory lookup for the file “C:\AutoCount Data\AED_123_Data.mdf” failed with the operating system error2.

Version: 1.8 / 1.9 / 2.0

System error2.png


Possible Reason:

You are trying to create a new account book on C:\AutoCount Data, but there is no such AutoCount Data folder on drive C and the system unable to create the folder automatically.


Solution (1):

Manually create an AutoCount Data folder on drive C.


Solution (2):

Edit the database folder to other hard drive that has AutoCount Data folder. For example: D:\AutoCount Data

System error2 a.png


By: Jodie 220201, Lay Swan 220222, P220224


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