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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.

Data Transition

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

Purge Service

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

Sage 50 Shell Company

Rebuild your Sage 50 / Peachtree Company in half the time.

Sage 50 Quote Stripping

Unable to import transactions into a new company.  The quote ” maybe getting in your way.