Failed to create a new database based on a <source code control provider> project.

This message has the following cause and solution:

  • Visual SourceSafe was unable to create a new database.

This error can be caused by several things, such as file or folder permissions, network access, or file locking. Check that you have the proper permissions to perform this operation, that your network is working, and that one or more of the database files are not locked by another user.

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