Moving your database to a new computer

Wendy Hisel -

To move your database to a different computer:

Instructions for networked computers:

On the computer that you wish to move the database to, open RezStream and make a backup by selecting ‘File > Backup’ or hitting ctrl + b on your keyboard

Save the backup to C:\Program Files (x86)\RezStream

Select File > Network Path and then click on ‘Browse’

Browse to the C:\Program Files (x86)\RezStream folder, and select the RD2004 file

Close RezStream, and then open the RezStream File Utility (Start > All Programs > RezStream (folder) > File Utility)

Click ‘File’ then ‘Restore from backup’

Choose the backup that you just created in the C:\Program Files (x86)\RezStream, then click ‘open’

In the next window, choose the same location to open it to

Open a file browser by clicking on Start > Computer

Open the C: drive

Select Program Files (x86) and then right click on the RezStream folder and select ‘properties’

Click on the ‘Sharing’ tab and then select ‘Advanced Sharing’

Check the box marked ‘share this folder’

Click permissions and then, with ‘everyone’ highlighted, check the box under ‘allow’ to the right of ‘full control’

Click on ‘OK’ and then ‘OK’ again

Click on the ‘Security’ tab and select ‘edit’

Click ‘Add’ and then type ‘everyone’ into the ‘object names field’. Then click OK

With ‘everyone’ highlighted, check the box under ‘allow’ to the right of ‘full control’, then click ‘OK’ and ‘Close’

On any other computers that use RezStream, open the RezStream File utility

Select ‘File’ and then ‘Set Path’

Click ‘Network’ then the name of the computer that the database is now stored on

Select the RezStream folder, and then the RD2004 file, and then click ‘open’.

After this, RezStream will see the database in the new location.

 

Instructions for single computer use when replacing machine:

Plug a flash/thumb drive into the existing computer

Open RezStream and create a backup

Save it to the flash drive you have plugged in

Move the flash drive to the new computer

On the new computer – with RezStream installed, unlocked, and updated, but closed – open the RezStream File Utility

Click ‘File’ then ‘Restore from backup’

Choose the backup that you just created from the flash drive, then click ‘open’

In the next window, choose C:\Program Files (x86)\RezStream to open it to

Open a file browser by clicking on Start > Computer

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