Basics
  1. Restore: copy database from backup file onto hard drive
  2. Reasons to restore:
    • Original database was lost or corrupted (assuming backup was created before corruption occurred)
    • Need to add same database to another computer

How-To: Meet Manager
  1. Go to File and select Restore
  2. Select desired Restore Method, click OK
  • Note: For Replace currently open database in C:\swmeets6: option, currently opened database will be lost because it is overlaid with database in backup
  • Note: If unsure which options to select, we suggest Unzip, copy database to a selected folder, and open this new database plus Rename database
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  1. Find and select backup file, click Open
  • Note: If you receive the following message, backup was created as read-only. To edit, contact organizer who created backup and request editable file (not read-only).
Warning this database has been set to Read-Only by a previous user. This message means that you cannot alter the Results, Splits, or Relay Names in any way.

How-To: Team Manager
  1. Go to File then select Restore
  2. Find and select backup file, click Open
  • Note: If backup is from version SWTM 7.0 or earlier or TFTM 4.0 or earlier, in bottom-right corner select TEAM MANAGER # Backup File (where # is version backup file was created in)
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  1. Select desired Restore Options, click OK
  • Note: For Replace currently opened database option, currently opened database will be lost because it is overlaid with the one in the backup
  • Note: If unsure which options to select, we suggest Unzip and copy to a select folder, Open database after restore, and Rename database
  1. Select Drive and Directory to restore backup to, click OK

Related Video: Restore a Backup