Failed to save tool database to file

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hmatyas
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Failed to save tool database to file

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I tried adding a Ball Nose 1/16 inch to the database and I get an error saying Failed to save tool database to file C:\Program Files (x86)\PhotoVCarve\Tooldatabase\tool.tool_db

I tried to copy a new cutter and I tried new and each time I got the same error.

Thank you.

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Re: Failed to save tool database to file

Post by tonydude919 »

Did you hit apply and than ok?

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Re: Failed to save tool database to file

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hmatyas wrote:I tried adding a Ball Nose 1/16 inch to the database and I get an error saying Failed to save tool database to file C:\Program Files (x86)\PhotoVCarve\Tooldatabase\tool.tool_db
I encounter exactly the same problem. It does not matter whether I “Copy” and edit or select “New” and create the tool. I get this message.

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Re: Failed to save tool database to file

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Try running the program as an administrator. Later versions of Windows really don't like programs writing to the Program Files area.

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Re: Failed to save tool database to file

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Adrian, Thank you that did the trick! :mrgreen: !

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