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This topic explains:

  • how to restore library data

Library backup procedure creates two backup files:

  • FDB file: contains your library data. You can restore library data from this file.
  • ZIP file: is a compressed (zipped) file that includes all files and sub-folders from "C:/handy_lib/data/" (report, label, configuration, customization, image files)

library restore data

On the Backup tab, click Restore Database.

In the Open File window select the backup file from the list (fdb files, file names include date in the following format YYYYMMDD), click Open to finish.

How to move library to a new computer:

  1. Install Handy Library Manager on the new computer.
  2. Move two files created by backup procedure to a corresponding backup folder on the new computer.
  3. Run Restore Database.
  4. Run Restore Data Folder.


Question: I need to export the entire data base from one PC to another PC. Is that possible?

Answer: Use backup and restore features.


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