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Question/Topic: Back up all databases in your library system.

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  • You can backup all your small library databases, library label templates, library report templates in one backup procedure.
  • Warning: When you restore all your databases from this backup file all your databases (and new templates) are going to be overwritten with the content of the backup file.
  • Note: this procedure is useful when you want to move/transfer your library databases to a new computer.

  1. On the Advanced menu click Maintenance.
    small library software: back up all databases

  2. In the Maintenance window click Backup.


  3. Click Browse (1.) and select a destination drive or folder for a library backup file (2.). Click Next.


  4. To backup all small library databases click Back Up All Databases. Click Next.


  5. Click Start Backup to finish the backup.


  6. Verify library backup table, check Errors column. Click Close. Your backup file is saved in the destination folder.


  7. Open Windows Explorer. Open the destination folder (1.).
    You can move the library system backup file (2.) to a flash stick, an external hard drive, or burn a CDROM.



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