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Subject:Re: Help with an error message
Date:18 Sep 2021 16:39:27 -0400
From:"Kevin Zawicki" <>

create local folder such as C:\data\pdox (to test)

the BDE administrator
go to 
configuration /  drivers / native / paradox

change the NET DIR to C:\data\pdox
close BDE administrator

search for  and 


and delete them

then start paradox

"Florin Curta" <> wrote:
>Hi, I need help with an error message I get after installing Paradox from
>WordPerfect Office Suite 2021 Upgrade, and attempting to run it. The error
>message that I get is
>Could not initialize BDE.:
>Path not found
>This does not seem to be a problem with the upgrade, but with my own computer.
>I deleted the Paradox installed from the upgrade, and then tried to install
>Paradox from the CD with WordPerfect Office X8, which I have purchased a
>few years back (that being the version from which I have updated twice,
>last time two days ago). After installing successfully, I tried to open
>and got the exact same error message. To judge from that message, the problem
>is the Borland Database Engine (BDE), which probably needs updating. I don't
>know how to do that.
>Can you help?
>Many thanks in advance.
>P. S. Please e-mail me, if you can provide assistance. 

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