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Lodewijk DvT
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How to move pictures to new computer

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Hi!
What a great programm this XnViewMp! I love it very much to organise and categorise my photos. But these days I bought a new computer and copied everything to the new machine on which I also downloaded XnViewMp again. As as I see now, it does not work this way and I did not think about it before, so all my photos came over without categories..

But since everything is still on my old computer too, nothing is lost yet. What is the right way to move pictures to a new machine without loosing the categories? I have saved them not only on my hard disk, but in the cloud too (Stack by Transip). Is it possible to move Pictures somehow together with XnViewMp ?
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do you have copied all .db files too?
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I just copied the foto's. But I still have my old computer so I could redo the wholw thing I gues.
But I have no Idea about how to copi the .db files. Where can I find a manual that explains how to do?
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Please check on your old computer Settings>Integration>Paths - Open config location
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Okay, I did so. But than? I did not see anything new or different on my screen..
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Sorry, I found it.
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But what to do with it?
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xnview wrote: Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:25 am Please check on your old computer Settings>Integration>Paths - Open config location
Okay, but what's next? I 'm quite unexperienced with this :(
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Lodewijk DvT wrote: Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:20 pm
xnview wrote: Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:25 am Please check on your old computer Settings>Integration>Paths - Open config location
Okay, but what's next? I 'm quite unexperienced with this :(
copy the .db to your new computer
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Okay Pierre, I got the Thumb.db and the XnView.db. Where shall I put them?
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I guess I have to put the .db files from the old computer to the same location in the new computer. There e are alrleady two .db files. Do I have to leave those there too?
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Lodewijk DvT wrote: Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:09 pm I guess I have to put the .db files from the old computer to the same location in the new computer. There e are alrleady two .db files. Do I have to leave those there too?
you can replace them
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Okay Pierre, Now I see how it works, quite easy (once you know it.. :shock: ) Thanks so much!!
By the way, is there any manual of XnViewMP? I only found a very short introduction for beginners.
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Lodewijk DvT wrote: Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:55 pm By the way, is there any manual of XnViewMP? I only found a very short introduction for beginners.
not really :(
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