Installing RM 7 on new computer
Posted 08 October 2019 - 06:39 AM
Posted 08 October 2019 - 07:40 AM
Download and install RM here - http://www.rootsmagi...d/RootsMagic-7/
On the old computer save a backup with the media option checked to a flash drive. Then on the new computer File>Restore it. The first video below demonstrates it, but was created before the backup with media option was added. The second video demonstrates the rest.
Copying a RootsMagic Database to Another Computer
What's New in RootsMagic 7
00:59:30 – Backup with Media
01:00:24 – Restore Backup with Media
Posted 08 October 2019 - 10:41 AM
RM's recommended procedure for transferring media will work and it will be simple. But it will be extremely slow and it will place all your media files into a single folder on the new computer.
If your media files are all in one folder on the old computer, or if you don't mind them being all in one folder on the new computer, then RM's recommended procedure may be fine. Otherwise, it would be better to use Windows File Explorer to copy your media files and their sub-folder structure to a flash drive from the old computer and repeat the process on the new computer to copy your media files and their sub-folder structure from the flash drive to the new computer. Then use RM's backup without media on the old computer to copy your RM database to a flash drive and use RM's restore on the new computer to copy your RM database from the flash drive to the new computer.
Posted 08 October 2019 - 11:35 AM