Error: Failed to create the database. FDO error: -2147221231 [GDB_Items]
When creating a new personal or file geodatabase, the following error displays:
"Failed to create the database. FDO error: -2147221231 [GDB_Items]"
When trying to open an existing personal or file geodatabase that opens on another computer, the following error displays:
"Failed to connect to database.
This release of the GeoDatabase is either invalid or out of date. [Invalid Geodatabase release]
XML Parser initialization failed."
The computer is missing the correct version of XML.
Solution or Workaround
Install MSXML 4 SP3 from the Related Information link below.