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Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7  - Engineering Examiner OOW 
"Borland Database Engine" Error


If your computer is running Vista/Windows 7 32-bit as Operating System, you may get a Borland Database Engine error when trying to run the program.

To solve this problem, navigate to the following folder:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Borland Shared\BDE\

Right-click on BDEADMIN.EXE  and Choose Run as Administrator (this is important).

Then under the Configuration tab
Select Drivers > Native > Paradox  and click on the line that reads:
NET DIR and change the path to C:\Apps

Then click on the VERSION line to ensure that
NET DIR now says C:\Apps



Run the Engineering Examiner program and the problem should be solved.


The above solution is working on a standard Vista/Windows 7 installation. It could not work on a PC where additional software restriction policies have been activated (like preventing a program to run outside the \Program Files folder or locking down the machine).

Note:
The software is not currently compatible with 64-bit Operating Systems.

To check the version of your operating system, go to the Start menu, right-click on ‘Computer’ or ‘My Computer’ and select ‘Properties’.

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