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Btrieve Error 88 – incompatible mode error

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The application encountered an incompatible mode error – Error 88

When trying to run a DSStudio Report or Export.


This error is caused by another user is using Sage 50 / Peachtree in an exclusive mode.  This could be changing the period, closing a fiscal year, executing a purge, or running a backup.


Wait until the process is completed and retry executing the report.



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Sage 50 and Peachtree Accounting Data Services

Data Recovery

Sage 50 US and Peachtree Accounting Data File Repair Service.

 Fiscal Period Change

Change the fiscal period time for a Sage 50 or Peachtree Accounting Company.

Purge Service

Data Purging Service for Sage 50 and Peachtree Accounting.  Reduce file size increase program speed.

Data Transition

Many data-related services, which includes: Sage 50 Product Downgrade, Quote Removal Service, Failed Fiscal Year Close Fix, and bulk change inventory item costing.

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