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#1 jpbog


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Posted 29 December 2017 - 11:27 AM

Have a number of unknown names with large record numbers way beyond the number of records in my file.  Can not delete them.

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Posted 29 December 2017 - 12:22 PM

Have you run the File > Database Tools ?


If not, run all four tools immediately after opening RM. Then check to see if the issue is resolved.

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Posted 30 December 2017 - 12:14 PM

I've heard of this before and think it is an artifact from some syncing issue between Ancestry and FTM (maybe not the current version). And it may not be correctable in RM except by using the somewhat lossy drag'n'drop of everyone and everything to a new database. It can be fixed by using a SQLite manager directly on the database.

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