ACT10 cannot share out database

Posted on 2009-04-29
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I'm trying to share a database from a users computer.  Have made a backup and installed ACT to our Windows 2003 server.  The server ACT wont attach to the PAD database saying it is not shared.  this morning Im trying and now im getting the message that the database could not be accessed.
Question by:infranetsupport
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    by:Mike Lazarus
    When you restored the database, on the server, did you use Restore_As (not Restore)?

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    I dont believe I saw that option
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    by:Mike Lazarus
    When you restore the database, use:
    File | Restore | Restore As

    Otherwise, it still has points to the previous machine name
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