"The translation memory data file is corrupt" error message appears when starting SDL Trados Studio or changing to the Translation Memories view
000008381|9/4/2020 12:04 PM
SDL Trados Studio
Either when starting Studio or trying to go to Translation Memories view, the following error message appears:
The translation memory data file is corrupt.
This issue is caused by a faulty TranslationMemoryRepository.xml (the file listing all translation memories in the Translation Memories view).
Rename or delete the TranslationMemoryRepository.xml
Navigate to the following location on your computer :
For Studio 2021: C:\Users\[%Username%]\AppData\Local\SDL\SDL Trados Studio\Studio16
For Studio 2019: C:\Users\[%Username%]\AppData\Local\SDL\SDL Trados Studio\220.127.116.11
For Studio 2017: C:\Users\[%Username%]\AppData\Local\SDL\SDL Trados Studio\18.104.22.168
For Studio 2015: C:\Users\[%Username%]\AppData\Local\SDL\SDL Trados Studio\22.214.171.124
3. Rename or delete the file TranslationMemoryRepository.xml. 4. Restart Studio
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