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Re: Recovery of Gen4 files
Posted by: Michael Hobart (ID *****7776) Date: August 28, 2003 at 19:00:42
In Reply to: Recovery of Gen4 files by Ray Garside of 2216

Ray

All of the later versions have the ability to read the set of files produced by v4 and create a new file in the format used from v5.2 to the present. The v4 files need to be kept together in a folder, then all one does at the start of the later versions is, instead of opening an existing file, press the 'Upgrade' button and then browse to the location that contains the FOLDER with the files. That sounds odd but it is looking for the SET of files which together contain the v4 data.

If you wish you can put the files together in a zip file and email them to me and I will do the upgrade for you (that will also tell you whether or not the files are ok before you buy a newer release).

I have often seen the v4.2 release available at a low price on Ebay. It works fine on all versions of Windows from 3.1 through XP.

Regards, Mike Hobart


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