Recover Your Preferences

After you've uploaded your preferences to our servers, use Exact’s Recovery Wizard at any time to restore your settings.  This is especially helpful when you get a new computer, so that you can get back up and running as fast as possible.


Vault Express does not include Exact.  If you're using Vault Express and want to take advantage of Exact, click here to upgrade.

To retrieve and restore your settings from Exact:

  1. Click Start, [All] Programs, a la mode Vault, Recover Your Preferences.

    If you're using Windows 8, simply type Recover Your Preferences into the Start screen and press Enter.

  2. When the Introduction screen appears, click Next and confirm your connection type.  Then, click Next again.
  3. Verify or enter your login information and click Next to proceed.
  4. Once your account has been verified, you’re given the option to use either the Easy Recover or the Advanced Recover feature.  Choose your recovery method and click Next:
  5. If you selected the Advanced Recover option, choose which version of your preferences you want to recover and click Next to continue.

    Advanced Recover

  6. Once again, if you selected the Advanced Recover, you then have the option to choose which portions of your preferences you want to recover.  Pick the items you wish to restore and click Next again.

    Choose Preferences

  7. After your preferences are restored, simply click Finish to close the Recovery Wizard window. 

Your appraisal software preferences are now restored!  Keep in mind that recovering preferences doesn't recover appraisal reports.  You must transfer your reports manually, or recover them from Vault on the Web to restore them on another computer.


Color Categories are installation-specific, and can't be transferred using Exact.