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Run-time error '-2147467259 (80004005): Could not save; currently locked by another user

Updated March 11th, 2016


This article provides brief information on the following error:

Run-time error '-2147467259 (80004005): Could not save; currently locked by another user.


All ETS versions


This error typically is caused by back-up software that locks the Network Performance Monitor database while it is backing up the file. The Network Performance Monitor is unable to access the database while the application has the database locked.


SolarWinds recommends that you turn the lock database setting OFF within the back-up software. We also recommend that you run a compact and repair on the database after receiving this error message. For assistance with compacting and repairing, click on the following link: Compact and repair a database (© 2017 Microsoft, available at, obtained on February 13, 2017.)


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Last modified
15:28, 13 Feb 2017