"An error occurred while initializing SQL /Server Compact: The database file may be corrupted..."

I am asking this here because I find others around the web asking about this:

When I turn on my computer, I get a "An error occurred while initializing SQL /Server Compact: The database file may be corrupted Run the repair utility to check the database file.  [ Database name = \\?\C:\ProgramData\DDNi\Osis2Service\Data\Oasis2.sdf]."

 

I am not a developer, but have a couple Corel-based graphics programs, one with a dongle, as well as the usual programs found on a Sony with Windows 7 Home edition.  The graphics programs are not operating at optimum performance.  Could this be affecting them?  Do you think I need to replace this file?  Can trying to replace it cause a lot of problems?

Thanks.

 

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Last updated November 8, 2018 Views 1,597 Applies to:

Hello,

A moderator on the following Vaio forum explains that this error may be related to the Vaio Messenger:

http://community.sony.com/t5/VAIO-Software-Other-Operating/an-error-occurred-while-initializing-SQL-Server-compact-etc-any/td-p/119699

The solution is explained on the following document:

http://www.ddni.com/vmsupport/documents/Vaio%20Messenger%20Uninstall%20and%20Reinstall%20for%20Customers.pdf

 

Hope this helps.

 

Regards,

 

Alberto Morillo
SQLCoffee.com

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