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Works Suite 2002 Calendar

by parrpj / September 24, 2014 7:53 AM PDT

I had the Works Suite 2002 installed on my old computer, which was Windows XP. I installed the program in my Windows 7 computer. But I can't figure out how to move all the info I had on my old calendar into the new calendar. I just ended up with a new calendar, without any of my old info. Can anyone help?

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Did you backup your Calendar?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 24, 2014 8:04 AM PDT
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Did you backup your calendar?
by parrpj / September 25, 2014 9:04 AM PDT

Yes, I saved my info to a thumb drive: mswkscal.wcd. I'm just not sure what to do next.

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I see mention of that file by Microsoft.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 25, 2014 9:11 AM PDT

It should be in the Restore section of that article.

Yes, too techy.

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Re: saved info
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 26, 2014 8:23 PM PDT

If you're sure your info is in that file, a (much smaller) file with the same name shoud be on your new PC, containing the new data (the one item you entered into the calendar on your new PC). Then copy the old file file from that thumb drive over the new file with that one item, and all should be there. Make a copy before overwriting that file, so you can go back to the old situation if something goes wrong.

Making a backup without knowing how to restore is only half of the job.


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Reply to Kees_B
by parrpj / September 27, 2014 9:22 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: saved info

Can you give me specific steps to follow to do what you told me, please?

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Moving info
by parrpj / September 27, 2014 1:07 PM PDT

I found someone to help me with this and I can't believe how simple it was! Open the calendar, click File, click Export, click on iCalendar, and save the info to a flash drive-----that's it!
Thanks everyone for trying to help me!

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