See below .LCK file cannot be opened

Elizabeth Dodd edodd at
Mon Jan 31 20:53:31 EST 2011

On Mon, 31 Jan 2011 19:13:14 -0600
"James Porath" <jjp2 at> wrote:

> 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 resolved.
> 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 
> response.
>      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.....

I'm not a Windows user, but I recall 2 problems here
1. the .LCK file is just a marker file that the file is in use. It is
empty and it can't be opened
2. the spaces in your file name "James & Julie" will cause trouble.
Rename this file with your file manager and then choose File > Open 

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