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Re: [ccd-newastro] Re: Recovering T-point files from crashed computer & more

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  • Mark Acker
    I actually referred to both, but I was wrong about TPoint for TS6.  They do appear to store files in different places. Mark ________________________________
    Message 1 of 9 , Jul 9 12:43 PM
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      I actually referred to both, but I was wrong about TPoint for TS6.  They do appear to store files in different places.

      Mark


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      From: Ron Wodaski <yahoo@...>
      To: ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 2:16 PM
      Subject: Re: [ccd-newastro] Re: Recovering T-point files from crashed computer & more


      Didn't you refer to TheSkyX? The storage may vary between that and TheSky 6. I'm still using 6; have never quite figured out the X version. :-(

      Ron Wodaski



      On Jul 9, 2013, at 11:56 AM, Mark Acker <markacker@...> wrote:

      > Sure thing.  Clearly I was wrong about the TPoint files, but I see Ron sorted it out.  Good luck with the recovery process.
      >
      > Mark
      >
      > ________________________________
      > From: Rick <rickwiggins@...>
      > To: ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 12:02 PM
      > Subject: [ccd-newastro] Re: Recovering T-point files from crashed computer & more
      >
      >

      > Thank you Mark!
      > Rick
      >
      > --- In ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com, Mark Acker <markacker@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Not sure about the TPoint files, but your FMax files should be in a FocusMax subdirectory of your My Documents/Documents folder, depending on if your old PC was XP or W7. Â Yes, this is an .ini file.
      > >
      > > When I opened TPoint and went to File-->Open, it defaults to looking for .tpt files in the root of the My Documents folder as well, so that might be the place to start. Â It seems that TPoint under TSX stores them in the TPoint folder in My Docs/Documents.
      > >
      > > HTH,
      > > Mark
      > >
      > >
      > > ________________________________
      > > From: Rick <rickwiggins@...>
      > > To: ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Monday, July 8, 2013 11:22 AM
      > > Subject: [ccd-newastro] Recovering T-point files from crashed computer & more
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >  
      > > Hi All,
      > > I am in the process of recovering a catastrophic computer failure in my Observatory. I would like to recover several key files; however, I do not know which exact files I need or where to find them. The information I would like to recover most are these two files:
      > >
      > > The T-point model (maybe this is in a file in TheSky 6?)
      > >
      > > The FocusMax V-curve file (is this a ".INI file in the Focusmax Program folder?)
      > >
      > > I think I may be able to access the old hard drive, although the damage is severe, so finding the files may be challenging. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
      > > Thanks, Rick
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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    • Rick
      Not sure if that was directed at me or Mark; however, I am using TheSky6 Pro. I have X , but like you, have not taken the time to sort it all out. Thanks,
      Message 2 of 9 , Jul 10 7:12 AM
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        Not sure if that was directed at me or Mark; however, I am using TheSky6 Pro. I have "X", but like you, have not taken the time to sort it all out.
        Thanks, Rick

        --- In ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com, Ron Wodaski <yahoo@...> wrote:
        >
        > Didn't you refer to TheSkyX? The storage may vary between that and TheSky 6. I'm still using 6; have never quite figured out the X version. :-(
        >
        > Ron Wodaski
        >
        >
        >
        > On Jul 9, 2013, at 11:56 AM, Mark Acker <markacker@...> wrote:
        >
        > > Sure thing. Clearly I was wrong about the TPoint files, but I see Ron sorted it out. Good luck with the recovery process.
        > >
        > > Mark
        > >
        > > ________________________________
        > > From: Rick <rickwiggins@...>
        > > To: ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com
        > > Sent: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 12:02 PM
        > > Subject: [ccd-newastro] Re: Recovering T-point files from crashed computer & more
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Thank you Mark!
        > > Rick
        > >
        > > --- In ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com, Mark Acker <markacker@> wrote:
        > > >
        > > > Not sure about the TPoint files, but your FMax files should be in a FocusMax subdirectory of your My Documents/Documents folder, depending on if your old PC was XP or W7. Â Yes, this is an .ini file.
        > > >
        > > > When I opened TPoint and went to File-->Open, it defaults to looking for .tpt files in the root of the My Documents folder as well, so that might be the place to start. Â It seems that TPoint under TSX stores them in the TPoint folder in My Docs/Documents.
        > > >
        > > > HTH,
        > > > Mark
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > ________________________________
        > > > From: Rick <rickwiggins@>
        > > > To: ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com
        > > > Sent: Monday, July 8, 2013 11:22 AM
        > > > Subject: [ccd-newastro] Recovering T-point files from crashed computer & more
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > Â
        > > > Hi All,
        > > > I am in the process of recovering a catastrophic computer failure in my Observatory. I would like to recover several key files; however, I do not know which exact files I need or where to find them. The information I would like to recover most are these two files:
        > > >
        > > > The T-point model (maybe this is in a file in TheSky 6?)
        > > >
        > > > The FocusMax V-curve file (is this a ".INI file in the Focusmax Program folder?)
        > > >
        > > > I think I may be able to access the old hard drive, although the damage is severe, so finding the files may be challenging. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
        > > > Thanks, Rick
        > > >
        > > >
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