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Error 3159: Not a valid bookmark

Author: Reference Number: AA-00961 Views: 13351 Created: 2014-10-04 08:17 AM Last Updated: 2016-05-26 10:26 AM 0 Rating/ Voters

If you cannot get into Legacy because of "Runtime error '3159': Not a valid bookmark" and Legacy is locked up (frozen):

1. Open the Task Manager by right-clicking an empty area on the task bar and then clicking Task Manager, or by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Esc on your keyboard. Highlight Legacy and click on End Task.

2. Open Documents, then browse into the Legacy Family Tree\Data folder. Right-click the family file then click Rename.  Add a "z" to the front of the family file name, and then press Enter.

3. Restore your family file from your backup. See Backup & Restore - how to restore a Legacy file.

4. If you do not have a backup file, contact