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Ancestral Sources Migration Guide
It is becoming likely that someday you will update Windows or buy a new PC and need to re-install Ancestral Sources (AS)
Backup and Recovery
Backing up your data should be a key part of your computer strategy and this should include all your genealogical data
Family Historian Activation
Family Historian 7 uses a new system of online activation that creates a number of practical differences in program installation compared with previous versions
Family Historian Copy and Migration Guide
This page describes the process for copying or migrating ƒh (version 5 upwards) from one PC to another
Family Historian Installation Advice
The installation and upgrade information on the Family Historian website is the to go for information on installing and upgrading as the program authors have a complete guide that answers the majority of the questions
Family Historian Installation Problems
This advice applies to installation issues
Family Historian Licence Problems
The following advice applies specifically to licensing and download issues
Family Historian on Mac, Linux, iOS, Android etc
Family Historian is designed to run on Windows computers
Running Family Historian on a Virtual Machine
This advice has been obtained from FHUG members who have succeeded in installing Family Historian (FH) and Ancestral Sources (AS) into Oracle VirtualBox for Mac OS X Hosts
Running Family Historian on Crossover
The advice below applies to the current version of Crossover the Windows emulator from CodeWeavers and is a a variant of Wine from WineHQ
Running Family Historian on PlayOnLinux/Mac
The advice below applies to these or later stable versions of PlayOnMac/Linux
Running Family Historian on Wine
The advice below applies to these or later stable versions of Wine from Wine HQ
Synchronising Family Historian between 2 PCs
Many people will install Family Historian on 2 PCs, which is allowed by the terms of the licence: The Software must not be installed on more than one computer terminal at any one time, except that you may install it onto 2 computers (and no more than 2) if both computers are owned and […]
Understanding the Scope of Features
Knowing where Family Historian stores its data and settings on your PC greatly aids routine processes such as backup or future migration/upgrade to a new or additional PC
Upgrading to Family Historian 7
This page describes how to upgrade an earlier Family Historian installation to Version 7, released in December 2020