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EagleBrewing

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Save configuration settings for a computer rebuild ...
« on: June 28, 2017, 18:21:12 »
I apologize if this has been answered already.
If so, could someone point me to that post(s). :-[

If not, I am rebuilding my computer (Win 10) and would like to save all my settings for Multi Commander.
Core, Explorer Panel, etc.
There are a variety of settings that I set over time, and would like to retain them all if possible.
Is there a file(s) that can be saved or exported and then read in or imported to do set up MC like before?
This is a great program and that would be a great help!
And thanks for any help ...
Bob  8)

Mathias (Author)

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Re: Save configuration settings for a computer rebuild ...
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2017, 22:21:11 »
Menu > Help > Backup/Restore  will save/restore all config files..

If you want to do it manually.. then type ":goconfig" and copy everything there  and type ":gouserdata" and copy everything there

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Re: Save configuration settings for a computer rebuild ...
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2017, 01:41:55 »
Thanks, Mathias.
I figured there had to be a way.
Great product.
Bob 8)

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Re: Save configuration settings for a computer rebuild ...
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2017, 11:50:49 »
I was poking around for config files and found two places, which is a bit confusing to me:

One is what I found when I typed in :goconfig & :gouserdata. That takes me to:
C:\Users\myname\AppData\Roaming\MultiCommander\Config\
and
C:\Users\Oessebier\AppData\Roaming\MultiCommander\UserData\

The other I found in
C:\Users\Oessebier\AppData\Local\MultiCommander (X64)\Config\

Is that normal or have I got something weird going on? Should I get rid of the one in 'AppData\Local'?


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Re: Save configuration settings for a computer rebuild ...
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2017, 14:22:38 »
Normally not, It depends on how you installed MC.

If you installed MC for for All Users or only you.. 
If you installed for only you MC is installed into AppData/Local since that does not require Admin permissions and only you can access it and no other users on the machine.
Then the config you find there is the default config. And is only used if files are missing from your personal config.

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Re: Save configuration settings for a computer rebuild ...
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2017, 13:15:53 »
Righto, that makes good sense. Thanks Mathias