This technical note explains how to upgrade your evaluation copy of EXTRA! to a licensed version and preserve your user data files.
The method you follow to upgrade to a licensed version of EXTRA! depends on whether you want to retain or change the location of the user data files. See KB 7021889 for detailed information about user data file locations.
Upgrading and Retaining the User Data File Location
If you want to install your licensed version of EXTRA! just as you installed the evaluation version, retaining the location of the user data files, simply install the licensed version over the evaluation version. Your existing user data files are retained and will be available for your use in the licensed version of EXTRA!
Upgrading and Changing the User Data File Location
If you want to change the location of the user data files when you upgrade to a licensed version of the product, follow these steps:
- Back up your user data files prior to upgrading.
- Uninstall EXTRA! and then install the licensed version.
- Copy the files from step 1 to the new user data file location.