Database repair failed

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10 Sep, 2021 12:31 PM


This message appeared:

Database repair failed:
Column count does not match

This means I can not open beaTunes.

I am running beaTunes 5-2-24 and MacOS 11.5.2.


  1. 1 Posted by William on 10 Sep, 2021 12:40 PM

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    To add, after database repair error, a Fatal Error message appeared saying to restart beaTunes, which of course does not work, generating the same database repair error message.

  2. 2 Posted by William Brah on 10 Sep, 2021 01:28 PM

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    beaTunes now working. This support helped topic worked:
    ( <>) Schema Evolution failed.

    Delete the directory Database or database
    Duplicate/copy the directory Database Backup Unknown Version and change the duplicates' name to Database (OS X)
    Thank you!


  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by hendrik on 13 Sep, 2021 08:02 AM

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    Hey William,

    glad you got it working again! :-)

    Have a good week!


  4. hendrik closed this discussion on 13 Sep, 2021 08:02 AM.

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