Seek failed: can't read/write from the disk

Seek statements are carried out directly to disk. This error has the following causes and solutions:

  • You attempted to read from a disk or file that is write-protected, read-only, or locked. Remove the write-protected attribute or change the read-only attribute or lock. Note that if the file is locked by another process, you can't remove the lock.

  • The file has become unavailable, for example, if a removable disk has been physically changed. If the file has been moved to another disk, access it from there. Otherwise, you can't access the file.

  • You attempted to read from a project file, an object library, or a type library, but the file has been corrupted.

    Obtain a new copy of the library or project file.

For additional information, select the item in question and press F1 (in Windows) or HELP (on the Macintosh).

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