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PC Adm: Err Msg: Failure to Read Record

Article ID: 106098

Article Last Modified on 10/30/2006


  • Microsoft Mail for PC Networks 2.1
  • Microsoft Mail for PC Networks 3.0
  • Microsoft Mail for PC Networks 3.0b
  • Microsoft Mail for PC Networks 3.2

This article was previously published under Q106098


When the Mail administrator for versions 2.1, 3.0, and 3.2 of Microsoft Mail for PC Networks invokes the DUMPFLD.EXE utility with the -M option, as DUMPFLD -ML 00000001.FLD, the following error message may be displayed at the end of the diagnostic dump:

Error: Failure to read record


This error message is only displayed when you use the -M option. You can ignore the error message.

The DUMPFLD.EXE and DUMPFLD.TXT files are included as part of the "Database Maintenance Utilities" document. To obtain these utilities, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

99419 PC DB: Database Maintenance Utilities (Complete)

Additional query words: 2.10 3.00 3.00b 3.20 admin

Keywords: KB106098