CurrencyXchanger ManualsThe Administrator's Guide to CurrencyXchanger Backup & RestoreHow to restore a backup file from 4D Runtime (standalone users)?

How to restore a backup file from 4D Runtime (standalone users)?

This section describes how to restore your data from a backup file using the standalone version of the software. A backup file had a .4BK extension. The location of the backup files depends on your configuration. Before restoring a backup file, make sure that you are restoring the latest backup.

Where is the backup file saved?

Where is the backup file saved?

The location of the last backup is always shown on 4D Server "Process Window." If 4D Server is running but you cannot see this window, go to the "Process" menu and select "Show Process Window". The

Select Restore

Select Restore

Select 'Restore...' from the file menu. This only works if you are running 4D Runtime and not 4D Client.

Find the latest backup file

Find the latest backup file

The backup files may be saved in a "BackupFiles" folder (C:\CurrencyXchanger\BackupFiles). It all depends on your backup configurations.

Open the latest backup

Open the latest backup

Highlight and then click Open.

Pick the destination folder

Pick the destination folder

You could restore the backup file right into the CurrencyXchanger folder to replace the old DataFile. It is recommended to restore the file right were it was located.

Quit the program

Quit the program

Make sure that you quit CurrencyXchanger at this point. From the 'File' menu select 'Quit'.

The Restored Folder

The Restored Folder

You should now see a restored folder right were you restored the backup file.

What's inside the Restored folder?

What's inside the Restored folder?

The data folder (in the above snapshot it's called CAD_Data) holds all the data. If you copy and paste this folder into the normal location of your Data files are, your data will be replaced with the restored version.  

Copy the data folder

Copy the data folder

Right click and copy the folder that is called Data_CAD.

Paste the data folder

Paste the data folder

Paste the file onto the old data folder that you want to replace.

Replace

Replace

Replace the data folder with the new folder. Click YES or Yes to All. At this point you could reopen the program as usual.

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