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#1 judyanne


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Posted 09 January 2015 - 05:29 PM

How do I transfer my current RM6 files to a new computer?  I know I can install the program on the new machine, but then how to I copy and transfer the files?  I have a feeling that this should be quite simple but can't seem to get my head around it.

#2 zhangrau


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Posted 09 January 2015 - 07:46 PM

Is this what you need to know?

Or maybe this?

Or how about this?


#3 Don Newcomb

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Posted 11 January 2015 - 04:33 PM

I just did this. I dragged my rmgc files to their home on the new computer, then dragged all the photos (which I kept in one folder) to their new home. I installed RM6 and picked Tools -> Program Options -> Folders and set the new locations. The last part I had to relearn. That was, Lists -> Media Gallery -> Tools -> Fix Broken Media Links. After that, everything was just fine.

#4 Renee Zamora

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Posted 12 January 2015 - 11:12 AM

There is a video the demonstrates this.


Copying a RootsMagic Database to Another Computer