ACT the db you are trying to access has been locked by an administrator

I closed down a ACT DB I was working in and began a new DB, when I retunred to the previous DB, I got the message the db you are trying to access has been locked by an administrator, tried, closing and reoping ACT and still same problem, can anyone help me? Thanks.
AsmithbbmAsked:
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50calCommented:
In step 3 you type ActDiag with no space.

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CompProbSolvCommented:
I'm not sure about version 11 (I'm using 12), but newer versions use a database engine to manage the file.  Have you restarted the computer that hosts the data file?
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50calCommented:
The database has been locked by an Administrator, you can unlock the database by logging into the database as an Administrator and choosing "Tools -> Database Maintenance -> Lock/Unlock Database".

Alternatively you can log onto the Act Database Server and unlock via Act Diag
1. Log onto the Act Database Server
2. Select Start -> Run (or use the windows search box)
3. Type Act Diag and Press Return
4. Select Database -> Database List
5. Select your database by click it
6. Right Click your Database and select Unlock Database

You may want to check that no-one has locked it to make field changes before you unlock it as it may cause issues.

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