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Patran 2017 failed to run an old database

Patran 2017 failed to run an old database

Patran 2017 failed to run an old database

I am new to Patran. My Patran 2017 failed to open an old database file. The .db file seems to be 32-bit. What's the best way to run it?

Thanks a lot

RE: Patran 2017 failed to run an old database

well I do not know Patran but it often happens that older files cannot be opened by newer versions of the program
Sometimes there are 'import' options for older files...
You might want to read the program manual and/or read on their homepage

RE: Patran 2017 failed to run an old database

I am not familiar with the Patran. However, depending on the error message when the file is loaded, if the file is very old and in binary format, I suspect that such file is obsolete and cannot be read anymore. You could verify this with Patran's support team.


RE: Patran 2017 failed to run an old database

What is the error message when you try to open the old Patran database file?

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