Solved

Error: Query cannot be executed because some files are either missing or not registered.

Posted on 2004-08-03
3
1,564 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
When I select a table to query I receive the error " The query cannot be executed because some files are either missing or not registered. Run setup again to make sure the required files are registered." I am running XP Pro on the desktop. This is the path that I select: Enterprise Manager - SQL server to attach to - select the database - select the table - select to query all rows.  The odd thing about this is that it was working fine on Friday & on Monday it doesn't work. I have uninstalled & reinstalled the MDAC. Did not correct the problem.
Please help!

Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:3wiadmin
3 Comments
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
bobsterboy earned 500 total points
Comment Utility
Hope this isn't too painful, but if you have a restore point prior to flameout, you can use the system restore app in XP to bring your system back to where it was.  You'll lose any programs you've installed since then, but if your restore point isn't too far back, it won't be too bad.

0
 

Author Comment

by:3wiadmin
Comment Utility
Thanks for the info. the restore didn't work for some reason. We used the xp disk to restore the system files & didn't lose any programs. It worked out great & it corrected the problem. Thanks.
0

Featured Post

Highfive + Dolby Voice = No More Audio Complaints!

Poor audio quality is one of the top reasons people don’t use video conferencing. Get the crispest, clearest audio powered by Dolby Voice in every meeting. Highfive and Dolby Voice deliver the best video conferencing and audio experience for every meeting and every room.

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

Performance is the key factor for any successful data integration project, knowing the type of transformation that you’re using is the first step on optimizing the SSIS flow performance, by utilizing the correct transformation or the design alternat…
Introduction SQL Server Integration Services can read XML files, that’s known by every BI developer.  (If you didn’t, don’t worry, I’m aiming this article at newcomers as well.) But how far can you go?  When does the XML Source component become …
This videos aims to give the viewer a basic demonstration of how a user can query current session information by using the SYS_CONTEXT function
Via a live example, show how to backup a database, simulate a failure backup the tail of the database transaction log and perform the restore.

762 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

6 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now