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Moving Data to new computer

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Category: Almyta Control System (ACS) and ABC Inventory
Forum Name: Installation, Updates, Technical Issues
Forum Discription: Dedicated to any technical issues of the application.
Printed Date: 19 Oct 2021 at 1:49pm
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Topic: Moving Data to new computer
Posted By: RPNatural
Subject: Moving Data to new computer
Date Posted: 14 Jan 2015 at 9:50am
Let me start by saying I really LOVE the flexibility of this inventory software. I have been using it since 2013, fixed a few bugs and learned how to use the program! It has been an enjoyable experience.

Now I have switched computers and managed to transfer the software package but I cannot seem to find how to retrieve the old data of inventory for my company to the new computer. Can someone tell me how to do this without having to input all the inventory items again. Thank you.

Posted By: Debra
Date Posted: 16 Jan 2015 at 7:42am

Thank you for your kind feedback! In a stand alone environment, your data is located in [C:\AlmytaSystems]\#Company Name#\ACSD312.DATA. All you need is this file. There is no data related to you in any other place. There are also two subfolders Reports and Screens. Those contain some configuration of yours. 

1. Install ACS on a new PC.

2. Copy  [C:\AlmytaSystems]\#Company Name# folder from old  to new PC.

Posted By: RPNatural
Date Posted: 18 Jan 2015 at 9:03am
I will give this a try-- thank you so much Debra!

Posted By: RPNatural
Date Posted: 18 Jan 2015 at 10:06am
Ok- I copied the #Business Name# file onto my new computer. However, I cannot open it now. I get a message that states "You are not authorized to log into this application. Please contact the application administrator." I removed any passwords before copying the folder. How do I access the file? I can get into the company X, Y, Z with no problems but not my custom business file. Any suggestions?

Posted By: Debra
Date Posted: 18 Jan 2015 at 2:15pm
In the Company Selector, try to click Configure button, scroll down untick the I will be using secure logins. See if this deactivates security.

Posted By: dougwhit
Date Posted: 20 Jun 2021 at 8:48am
We did both the company directory copy and then the application directory in the root of c: The first time with the download of 64bit application and the company file the application works but thecompany doen't show up in the company list. The second attempt with copying the application from the old PC - the application says that it needs the 32 bit office that the install was originally from. The following is the issues that I think are causing my problem. 

Old PC / New PC - I would think this would be most new upgrades are currently.
1. 32 bit to 64 bit 
2. Office 2016 to Office 365 - both installed local 

Any help would be great 

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