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P3 Master DB

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  • Lucius Caldwell
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    12 Mar 2014
    17 Apr 2014
    Hi,
    We're having some issues with the underlying access database in P3 not updating after a tag session. I can export individual tag sessions, then open them in Excel or a text editor, but when I open P3.mdb, there are no records from those sessions. I'm new to P3, so maybe I'm missing something obvious?
    Thanks!
    - LC
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  • Nicole Tancreto
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    21 Feb 2012
    17 Apr 2014 in reply to luciuscaldwell
    If you are using P3 on a Windows 7 computer with an user account that does not have administrator privileges, Windows 7 will quietly move the P3.mdb file to a Virtual Store location. That can generally be found here: 
    C:\Users\<loginname>\AppData\Local\VirtualStore

    This occurs because C:\Program Files is a protected directory and usually only administrators have permissions to write to it. Windows 7 quietly copies the P3.mdb file to a directory where you do have permissions to write so the program keeps working correctly.
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