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To: gw4bkg--- via SD-User <>
Subject: Re: [SD-User] relocating SD
From: Stephen Emlyn-Jones via SD-User <>
Reply-to: Stephen Emlyn-Jones <>
Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2018 10:59:13 +0100
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My apologies for not replying to the various messages of assistance.
I did in fact reply before but it seems that the email has got lost in the 
I have now successfully relocated all the old contest logs and have SD working 
to its fully capacity.

> On 16 Jun 2018, at 10:55, Martin Davies G0HDB <> wrote:
> On 11 Jun 2018 at 19:25, gw4bkg--- via SD-User wrote:
>> I am in the process of migrating to a new PC and have successfully
>> reinstalled the application.
>> I want to move my old contest logs but am not sure where they are located
>> and the best way to do this.
>> Tks
>> Steve
> Hi Steve, I don't know if you've received any replies to your query above - I 
> haven't seen 
> anything come through via the SD-User mailing list - but you should find all 
> your old logs in 
> the same directory/folder in which the SD program was installed on your old 
> PC.
> For example, I've got SD installed on the E: drive in my 'radio' PC; in my 
> case the full path of 
> the folder is E:\Win-SD and all the log files are in that folder and have the 
> suffix .ALL.  
> To copy all the log files to your new PC you'll just have to navigate to the 
> folder where SD is 
> installed (in your case it might be C:\SD), then select all the .ALL files, 
> copy them onto a USB 
> memory stick and then copy all the files from that into the SD folder on your 
> new PC.
> Depending on how you've got your old PC configured (I'm assuming it's a 
> Windows PC) you 
> might find it necessary to change the folder options to show filename 
> suffixes so that you can 
> see the full filenames including the .ALL (and other) suffixes.
> WHn you look in the SD folder you might find a load of other files with 
> contest names, eg. 
> BERU2017, but with different filename suffixes such as .NOT, .AUD, .ADI, and 
> .LOG.  You 
> could copy all of these from the SD folder on your old PC onto the USB memory 
> stcik and 
> then into the SD folder on your new PC; although it's probably not essential 
> it would ensure 
> that you've got everything relating to your previous contest logs on the new 
> PC.
> One thing that you might want to bear in mind is that on PCs with more recent 
> versions of 
> WIndows, eg. Win 10, it's not recommended that you install any 'user apps' 
> such as SD into 
> the C:\Program Files folder because of the way that Windows does its user 
> account 
> management on that folder - it's better to use a completely separate folder 
> either on the C: 
> drive or, even better, on a completely separate logical drive such as my E: 
> drive.
> I hope that helps,
> --
> 73, Martin G0HDB
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