Copying your QuickLists to another PC (Aurora)

This document explains the process of moving your Aurora QuickLists to a new computer.

Document 6563  ¦  Last updated:  09/14/2017 RR2

The best way to transfer your QuickLists, or any other preferences, is to use Vault with Exact.  Exact allows you to recover your preferences in seconds.  Click here to learn more.

To copy your QuickLists text database to another PC without using Exact, you need an external storage device such as a hard drive or flash drive.  With your device ready, click on the panels below to get started.


Part I — Export

  1. On the computer which has the QuickLists you want, plug in your external storage device.
  2. Close out of WinTOTAL completely, and press Windows Key + R on your keyboard.

  3. Type tsa in the Open: field and press Enter or click OK to open the WinTOTAL Tech Support Assistant.

  4. Select WinTOTAL Utilities and click Next.
  5. Double‑click 10. Import/Export Text Database in the left column.

  6. In the next window, select Export Text Database to File/Disk/Drive.
  7. Click Browse to find and select your external media, click Open, and click OK.

Your text database is now ready to be imported into WinTOTAL on another computer.  Follow the steps in Part II to continue.

Part II — Import

  1. On the computer you want to move your QuickLists to, plug in your external storage device.
  2. Close out of WinTOTAL completely, and press Windows Key + R on your keyboard.

  3. Type tsa in the Open: field and press Enter or click OK to open the WinTOTAL Tech Support Assistant.

  4. Select WinTOTAL Utilities and click Next.
  5. Double‑click 10. Import/Export Text Database in the left column.

  6. In the next window, select Import Text Database to File/Disk/Drive.
  7. Click Browse to find and select your external media, click Open, and click OK.

  8. When the import process is finished, you'll see a message that says "Import is complete."  Click OK and close out of the Tech Support Assistant.

That's it!  Your QuickLists text database is now available in your WinTOTAL reports.

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