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Transfer current work to a new computer

Postby Pierogiman » Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:30 pm

Finale V25
ASUS Laptop
Windows 10 64 bit

I couldn't find this topic in the forum so I'm asking for help.
How do I transfer my current Finale work load to a new computer?

Thanks for your help with this.
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Re: Transfer current work to a new computer

Postby ttw » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:13 pm

I do this a lot. It (currently) takes three steps.

First: make sure that Finale is installed and registered on the target computer. (Also make sure any libraries and the like are there.)

Second: copy your Finale source (.musx) files to a USB thumb drive (or similar).

Third: copy the Finale source files from the thumb drive to the target computer. Install in a folder of choice.

Until the last update of Windows 10, I transferred electronically but that's been broken. Microsoft promises a fix but I don't know when.
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Re: Transfer current work to a new computer

Postby Pierogiman » Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:36 pm

Do I have to transfer each tune in Finale by itself or can I transfer everything at once?
I'm not sure what to do.
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Re: Transfer current work to a new computer

Postby miker » Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:38 pm

You can copy them all to your flash drive, and move them all at once.
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Re: Transfer current work to a new computer

Postby Pierogiman » Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:22 pm

Thanks!
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Re: Transfer current work to a new computer

Postby Pierogiman » Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:57 am

Well I got a new sandisk cruzer 64 GB to accomplish the move and...
after fooling around with it, I am nowhere.
I searched the web for direction, couldn't make anything work and am sad about the whole thing.
I tried loading one tune and after 30 minutes of the blinking red light, got nothing.
Any suggestions?
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