Error 9018 indicates a premature end of the file the error is on, a form of file corruption. A bad End of File indicator exists.
Rebuild the file shown in the Error Log with the steps below:
1. Make sure that you have a good backup and that everyone is out of FundWare. 2. Select File > Open FundWare. 3. Verify that 00 - System Administration appears in the drop down box, click OK. 4. Select System Administration > System Utilities. 5. Enter the following in the Execute Program portion of the screen:
Program Name AFW800 Switches <blank> Parameters AFW807 Business Date Use today's date Division Select the appropriate division. Click Run.
6. Hit enter at the blue screen. 7. The DOS prompt appears. 8. Click anywhere on the black screen to put the cursor next to the data prompt. 9. At the DOS prompt, type: del tp*.* (press enter) 10. Type: dir sye*.* (press enter) It should say "File not found." 11. Type: dir *.sq (press enter). It should say "File not found." (**Instead of ## for the following steps, insert your division number for the files. Instead of fff, insert the file name you are rebuilding.) 12. Type: copy ##fff*.* oldfff*.* 13. Type: rename ##fff*.* 99fff*.* (press enter). If you receive an error trying to rename the file to 99, you can rename to any other 2 digit number that it accepts. Make sure to use the same 2 digit number in next step 14. 14. Type: rebuild 99fff,##fff /d (press enter). You should receive the message "rebuilding of corrupt data completed - records read = ## Corrupt records recovered = ##" when it completes 15. Type: exit (press enter)
If the rebuild is not successful, a restore might be required.