hi all,<BR><BR>i am getting the following error when i try to run my ASP file:<BR><BR>Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error &#039 80004005&#039 <BR>[Microsoft][ODBC Microsoft Access 97 Driver] Couldn&#039t lock file. <BR>/ASPTest/Bijal/ASP_Database/default1.asp, line 5 <BR><BR>here&#039s my ASP file with the line numbers:<BR>1. &#060;html><BR>2. &#060;%<BR>3. Dim db<BR>4. Set db = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Connection")<BR>5. db.Open "ASPDemo"<BR>6. &#037;&#062;<BR>......<BR>......<BR>......<BR>.... ..<BR><BR>can&#039t figure out the solution. please help me.<BR>Thanks in advance,<BR>Bijal.<BR>