* Family Historian 2.1

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Family Historian 2.1

Post by adam-o » 28 Jan 2012 12:18

I currently run Family Historian 2.1. Having now updated my computer I find that V2.1 will not run with windows 7. Therefore it looks like I will have to upgrade or lose all my data. If I purchase the upgrade how then do I transfer the information from the 2.1 version to the new version?


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Post by PeterR » 28 Jan 2012 13:03

A later version of Family Historian will simply be able to load the same GEDCOM file that you saved using v2.1, so there should be no difficulty about transferring the information as such.  You may find the following article in the Knowledge Base helpful, along with some of its Related Pages:
http://www.fhug.org.uk/wiki/doku.php?id ... e_settings

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Post by tatewise » 28 Jan 2012 14:26

Also you can install FH V2.1 on Windows 7, but you will probably need the CD-backed installer.
See How to Re-install Family Historian at
http://www.fhug.org.uk/wiki/doku.php?id ... _historian

This and Peter's link are all under the Knowledge Base FH Installation Guide at
http://www.fhug.org.uk/wiki/doku.php?id ... tion_guide
which has several useful bits of advice.

One of the easiest ways to transfer all your data, not just FH data, is to use Windows Easy Transfer that is mentioned in the above advice.