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jimisham
January 12th, 2012, 05:00 PM
I've just replaced my old computer with a Dell XPS8300 because the hard drive died in the old one. I have an external hard drive with 2004, 2006, 2009 and 2010 on it.
I'd like to copy them from the external drive to the new computer, but can't figure out how.
I don't see anything in the 'Send To' option when I do a right click on any of the folders in the Auran folder in the new computer which is Windows 7.
With the exception of 2006, they all run prettty good right from the external drive.
Any ideas on how I can move them?

backyard
January 12th, 2012, 05:09 PM
:cool: If you have no problems with any of the later versions, why change now?

Always do a fresh install on your drive D:\TS2009. Note the install is directly to the root directory and not into the default location of D:\Program Files\Auran\TS2009. You must do this manually in the initial installation.

I have just completed a fresh install to my primary hard drive from an external and believe me it is not worth the effort if you have a large custom or local content and your external installation works well.

I had back-to-back 8-hr TA-Database repairs...I have a total of about 110GB.

RRSignal
January 12th, 2012, 05:25 PM
I've just replaced my old computer with a Dell XPS8300 because the hard drive died in the old one. I have an external hard drive with 2004, 2006, 2009 and 2010 on it.
I'd like to copy them from the external drive to the new computer, but can't figure out how.
I don't see anything in the 'Send To' option when I do a right click on any of the folders in the Auran folder in the new computer which is Windows 7.
With the exception of 2006, they all run prettty good right from the external drive.
Any ideas on how I can move them?

Using My Computer a.k.a. Windows Explorer, just highlight the folder for each by holding the CTRL key and clicking each one, then right-click and select COPY. Then navigate to a drive and folder on your new computer, right-click on the white somewhere inside it and select PASTE. It's probably a good idea to put Trainz on a different drive letter, depending on how much space is available, as opposed to C:\Program Files, which is where the programs install by default.

jimisham
January 12th, 2012, 07:30 PM
I wanted to copy to the new computer because the external HD is 9-10 years old. It came from a previous computer I had.
Thanks RRSignal. Your suggestion worked for me.