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From: Keith Thompson <>
Subject: Re: [RMagic] Updating RM Database From One Computer to Another
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 15:17:58 -0400
There is a free utility from Karens Power Tools that will syncronize the two over a network.
The addess for all of her power tools is
and the one that you would be interested in is called the replicator.
Jim Bullock wrote:
> I have our laptop and two desktops connected by a wireless home network. I
> want to update my RM database on the laptop from the RM database on my
> desktop. I'll be taking the laptop on a research trip and adding records
> from cemeteries and various research archives. When I return, I will want
> to transfer the laptop data to the desktop. What is the easiest way to do
> The best I've come up with is to send a backup of the current database to
> the computer to be updated then use the restore, overwriting the old
> There is no "save as" function in the RM file menu, so I can't just save
> from one computer to another. I don't want to use GEDCOMs because they
> don't include things like my photographs.
> Any ideas?
> Jim Bullock
> Littleton, CO
> P. S. I was like others who have complained about the slowness of loading
> ancestry.com census images. I just switched to a high-speed cable network,
> and now the images pop up instantly. It costs a bit more, but it's worth it
> to me.
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