I am trying to remove the read-only option in one of the databases (MS Sql Server 7.0) but I am not able to do so since everytime I try to remove the read only option I get the error msg saying "the read-only bit cannot be turned off because the database is in stanby mode" <BR>I was wondering how to change the mode of the databese so that I can remove the read-only option of the db.<BR>Any help would be greatly appreciated.<BR>thanks much!