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    CabMaster Transfer Utility
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    The CabMaster Transfer Utility (CTU) allows you to transfer an existing CabMaster setup to another computer.

    What does CTU Transfer?

    The CabMaster Transfer Utility allows you to transfer the following data:

     

    What does CTU Not Transfer?

    The CabMaster Transfer Utility does not transfer the logs directory, backups directory or any other CabMaster related files you have stored in non CabMaster managed directories.

    If you store some of your drawings in your documents folder and the others in your data folder, CTU will only backup one of these directories.

     

    How To Transfer using CTU

    Requirements

     

    Starting Transfer

    Step 1:

    Download the CabMaster Transfer Utility zip file.

    You can Download the zip from here

     

    Step 2:

    Extract the Zip to your network drive or USB

     

    Step 3:

    Run the CabMaster Transfer executable on the computer you want to transfer from.

    If you get a popup as shown below:

     

    Step 4:

    Press the Start New Transfer button

     

    Step 5:

    Select a USB drive or Browse to a Path

    Select location or Browse to locate  -  Click to Expand

    Select location or Browse to locate  -  Click to Expand

     

    Step 6:

    Select your CabMaster Install

    Select CabMaster Install  -  Click to Expand

    Select CabMaster Install  -  Click to Expand

    CabMaster Installs begin with CabMaster. The number after the CabMaster is the version without dots e.g CabMasterPro101 Is version 10.1 and CabMasterPro11 is version 11 and so on.

     

    Step 7:

    Press Next

    After selecting path and install version, click Next   -  Click to Expand

    After selecting path and install version, click Next   -  Click to Expand

     

    Step 8:

    Select directories you want to transfer.

    If the checkbox next to a directory is off when you first enter, the directory does not exist!

    Optional Step :  If not pointing to correct directory

    Optional: If a directory is not pointing at the correct location press the Browse button to re-target it to the correct path.

    In the folder selection dialog navigate to the correct folder and press Select folder.

     

    Step 9:

    Press Begin Transfer

     

     Step 10:

    The initial copying and compressing of your files will begin, wait for it to complete.

    Each directory will show its status:

    When the processes has completed you will see the following screen:

    Transfer Complete  -  Click to Expand

    Transfer Complete  -  Click to Expand

    A transfer file (QTF) will have been generated in the specified directory.

    Plug the USB into the Target computer.

     

    Finalising the Transfer (On Target Machine)

    Step 1:

    Download and install the current CabMaster CD on the target computer.

    For information on how install CabMaster see Installing CabMaster

     

    Step 2:

    Plug in the USB or browse to the directory you ran the transfer utility from.

     

     

    Step 3:

    Run CabMaster Transfer Utility.exe on the computer you want to transfer to.

     

    Step 4:

    Press the Continue Transfer button.

     

    Step 5:

    If your QTF is in the drop list select it from the list.

    If QTF in list  -  Click to Expand

    If QTF in list  -  Click to Expand

     

    Step 6:

    Press the Next→ button

    Next  -  Click to Expand

    Next  -  Click to Expand

     

    Step 7:

     Wait for the initial extraction

     

    Step 8:

    Select the directories you want to restore by checking the box next to the desired directories.

    Optional Step :  If not pointing to correct directory

    Optional: If a directory is not pointing at the correct location press the Browse button to re-target it to the correct path.

    In the folder selection dialog navigate to the correct folder and press Select folder.

    When restoring CTU will overwrite files in the selected folder.

     

    Step 9:

    Press Finish Transfer

    Select Yes on the prompt if you are ready to finish the transfer

     

    Step 10:

    Wait for the transfer to finish.

    Transfer Complete  -  Click to Expand

    Transfer Complete  -  Click to Expand

     Transfer Complete

     

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