PureBytes Links Trading Reference Links It is my experience (TS2000) however that you can not restore your data that way. Only with an import can you do that, which leaves you with a copy of your data that is not very usefull. A volume copy with Ghost or similar software is the only effective solution. Robert =============================== Robert Linders Orlando, FL email: mugsnug@xxxxxxxxx =============================== ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jimmy" To: "Omega List" ; "Jim Bronke" Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2002 1:44 PM Subject: RE: Data import/export > Correct Jim. Tell 'em. > > Life can be so easy. Buy a less than \$200 60 gig drive and add it to your computer. Then backup at least Omega Research folder or the whole C:. Copy it or backup or even make two copies. Guaranteed to make your day one day. > > Jimmy > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Jim Bronke [mailto:jvbronke@xxxxxxxx] > Sent: Monday, January 14, 2002 1:23 PM > To: Michel Gaudette; Omega list > Subject: Re: Data import/export > > > I keep saying on this list that you have to save the entire Server folder > not just the PDS folder. > That is just for your data backup. A full backup requires the MY Work, > Custom Symbol lists and Universe Folders. > > > Jim Bronke > Phoenix, AZ > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Michel Gaudette" > To: "Omega list" > Sent: Monday, January 14, 2002 1:15 PM > Subject: Data import/export > > > : I have religiously exported my data from the ...\omega\server\pds to > : another drive (via the global server's export data, global server > : format) every week > : > : I export all the symbols into 1 "global" file. > : > : The other day I needed to import all the data and when I was importing > from > : that global file in global server, I kept getting a "not a global server > : format" > : error message, and there was no other way to import the data. > : > : There was about 2 years of data. > : > : I understand that this is a TS product, but does anyone have an idea > : about how to export/save/backup data in a way that it will in fact be > : saved and accessible when needed? > : > : Thanks > : > : Michel > : > : > : > >