See below .LCK file cannot be opened

James Porath jjp2 at
Mon Jan 31 20:13:14 EST 2011

I am unable to find the answer to this one. After inputting all of my data,
creating the Tree hierarchy, I had this happen and can't get anything

I am running Vista Home Premium, a single user and single PC. No network
involved. When I attempt to open after setting up another file, this is the 


     The file type of file file://C:\Users\James\Documents\James &
Julie.gnucash.LCK is unknown. 

When I try to open this file thru without going thru another.....


Version-2.4 r19971 bld 12-10-21 GnuCash could not obtain the lock for
<file:///C:\Users\James\Documents\James%20&%20Julie.gnucash> &

with this detail.....

Problem signature:

  Problem Event Name:   APPCRASH

  Application Name:        gnucash.exe

  Application Version:

  Application Timestamp: 4d109449

  Fault Module Name:     libgncmod-engine.dll

  Fault Module Version:

  Fault Module Timestamp:       4d108cd6

  Exception Code:            c0000005

  Exception Offset:           00073d5e

  OS Version:                   6.0.6002.

  Locale ID:                      1033

  Additional Information 1:        163d

  Additional Information 2:        75e448113137985b8d4f19c76152777e

  Additional Information 3:        fef6

  Additional Information 4:        c525b6e2467327c823064cfe80c203b0

  Please advise. I am a "new" GnuCash user and I hope this is an easy fix. I
am thrilled with what I see.




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