Subject Re: [ib-support] Re: --* Please Help*--- Database corruption and cannot backup & restore
Author Nando Dessena

> > This would only happen on Win9x/Me machines; I don't think it's possible
> > with WinNT/2K to keep a file handle allocated by a dead process.
> When Builder crashes on W2k I have to re-boot to access the files again!

it's the first time that I hear this; you may want to download a copy of
handle/nthandle from sysinternals and look at what process is really
holding up your files.