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8170Re: Location of Otter Data

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  • Archie
    Oct 24, 2008
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      Please confirm which version of Otter you are using. Go to
      Help|About to see which version you are using.

      The Otter_Galaga folder may just be the name of the folder in which
      Otter was installed on my system - it may have been a name I gave the
      folder.

      Archie


      --- In OTR-Project@yahoogroups.com, "Adam Gott" <AdamGott@...> wrote:
      >
      > Ok, I still can't find anything here but now I am trying to run this
      > thing with WINE (windows emulator) on Ubuntu. It seems to work very
      > well but I just can't seem to locate my old data and I don't want to
      > start from scratch.
      >
      > I copied logx.dat, user.dat from my old installation but where is
      > this otter_galaga folder? I can't find it anywhere.
      >
      >
      > On Sat, Sep 6, 2008 at 11:05 AM, Archie <y_know_archie@...> wrote:
      > > --- In OTR-Project@yahoogroups.com, "Adam Gott" <AdamGott@> wrote:
      > >>
      > >> I am trying to migrate my data from one computer to another and I
      > >> can't seem to manage it either. I find no subfolders titled HAVE
      > > and
      > >> LOCATION in my existing installation. The only subfolders there
      are
      > >> Backup, Docs, and tmp.
      > >>
      > >> Surely it can't be this hard to move from one computer to another
      > > can it?
      > >>
      > >
      > > You must be using the Galaga version of Otter. It uses a
      compleltely
      > > different database syetm than th Defender version.
      > >
      > > Besides the folders that you mentioned, there should be files
      called
      > > logex.dat, user.dat and otter.db.
      > >
      > > If you do have the Galaga version, and you ran the setup program
      for
      > > it, it would have created a folder called Otter_Galaga in the
      progam
      > > folder of your main drive. Just copy the entire contents of this
      > > folder to your new computer. I tried it here and it worked just
      fine.
      > >
      >
      >
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