How do I transfer my database from one computer to another computer?

How do I transfer my database from one computer to another computer?

Back Up

1.     From Windows click [Start Button], All-Programs or All-Apps, MSA or BioScan or SRT, Backup
2.    This will start the Database Backup Wizard.
3.    After reading the welcome screen, click the [Next] button.
4.    Click the [Select backup database] button
5.    At the top of the file browsing window select a destination to save the backup to such as a USB Flash drive.
6.    Type in a filename. We recommend including today‚Äôs date for easy identification later.
7.     Click the [Save] button in the lower right corner.
8.    Click the [Next] button, the program will now backup the database which may take several minutes
9.    When the backup process is complete, click the [Finish] button.


Restore

1.   If the back-up data is on a USB Flash drive, then insert the USB Flash Drive into an available port on the computer.
2.  From Windows click [Start Button], All-Programs or All-Apps, MSA or BioScan or SRT, Restore
3.  This will start the Database Restore Wizard.
4.  After reading the welcome screen, click the Next button.
5.  Click the [Select backed up database] button
6.  At the top of the file browsing window select the source location of the backed up database
7.   Click on the file name of the backed up database in the middle of the file browser.
8.  Click the [Open] button in the lower right corner.
9.  Click the [Next] button, you will be asked whether to overwrite the existing database with the restored database.
10. If you answer [Yes] the restore process will proceed, this may take several minutes
11. When completed, click the [Finish] button and the Restore program will close.

Please contact us if you need further assistance.
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