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eseutil error 1811

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Not sure what I'm doing wrong here but I can't get eseutil to run on my exchange database.

It is Exchange Server 2003 running on SBS. The server failed and required a reboot and since then the database won't remount.

I'm trying to follow the instructions on the Microsoft KB here but I can't get eseutil to run.

The store is dismounted. The Information Store service is running (I have stopped it and restarted).

The edb file is located at D:\Exchsrvr\MDBDATA\priv1.edb - I have confirmed this both in the properties in system manager and by browsing to the file in explorer.

I go to the C:\Program Files\Exchsrvr\bin directory and then run
eseutil /mh "D:\Exchsrvr\MDBDATA\priv1.edb"

It starts up and I get

Initiating FILE DUMP mode
Database: priv1.edb
Operation terminated with error -1811 <JET_errFileNotFounf, File Not Found> after 3.16 seconds.

That seems to indicate a problem with the location of the edb file but the path is correct, is it a syntax problem, what am I don't wrong?
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