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What does an error message 'Unable to open XRDB file' mean?

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I have an old licence for Reflection X Version 11.0.5 that I have re-installed on my Windows 7. At start I get an error message 'Unable to open XRDB file'. I can't find the XRDB dialog box, and I don't know where to put the xrdb.txt file by default. I am not the system administrator, but I have some administrator privileges if I log in as private administrator.

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This is a RX5205 error and the official information states that the file you are trying to open is corrupted or missing from its place. The file should be placed in this location: **c:\Program Files\Attachmate\Reflection\User**

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I have the file in the folder C:\Program Files(x86)\Reflection\User\ , the Attachmate-folder have never been relevant for my Reflection installatons.
The file contains the following rows:
sm.versionid:    3.0
*topShadowColor:    #f0f0f0f0f0f0
*HighlightColor:    #A000A000A000
*autoshade:    disable
*highlightColor:    #500050005000
*Background:    #E000E000E000
*Foreground:    #000000000000
*bottomShadowColor:    #808080808080
;*bottomShadowPixmap:    decw_pixmap
;*topShadowPixmap:    decw_pixmap

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