If the BiblioTECH server is unexpectedly shut-down (usually resulting from a power failure) it is possible that the BiblioTECH database may become corrupt.
After this, there can be a number of symptoms that could arise.
server services not starting
clients not connecting
clients not able to perform specific tasks
The database can be repaired using our "BT8repair" utility
On the BiblioTECH server,
download the utility As some sites cannot download an EXE file, the utility has been compressed into a ZIP file. Once downloaded, extract the utilityfrom the downloaded ZIP file to a convenient location
Stop all BiblioTECH services
copy the files in the following folder to another location (do NOT copy any sub-folders) C:\ProgramData\BiblioTECH\v8\Server\Data
run the utility which will ...
create a "time-stamped" sub-folder PreRepair_yyyymmddhhnn
process each database table file
copies the table file into the above folder with the prefix "original_"
creates a new empty table
processes all of the records in the original table 'good' records are transferred 'dud' records are logged
when done it will display the counts of original, 'good' and 'dud' records
Start Task Manager and monitor CPU usage (under "Performance")
Start the BiblioTECH "Database" and "Communications" services
When the CPU usage drops to a consistent value less than 10%, you can start a client to verify all is well