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Last post 09-15-2017, 12:58 by Brian Fluet. 5 replies.
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  •  09-10-2017, 16:25

    • Ralph B. is not online. Last active: 09-16-2017, 23:08 Ralph B.
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    Dumb Me!

    Greetings,   I just royally messed up my PM 4.72.  I wanted to assimilate my email folders from XP into my Win10 system.  Now the setup on C:\PMAIL will not run at all.

    How do I straighten out this major mess-up?  Do I copy ALL the email folders onto a flash drive and totally wipe out the entire C;\PMAIL directory?

    Ralph Brigham

  •  09-11-2017, 1:17

    • Brian Fluet is not online. Last active: 09-19-2017, 1:59 Brian Fluet
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    Re: Dumb Me!

    You could rename C:PMAIL to something like C:\PMAIL_BAD then do a new install to C:\PMAIL and then copy the date to the new install.  Use the file restoration guide for copying content from an old Pegasus Mail installation mailbox to a new one which you will find in the Downloads section of this site.

    http://community.pmail.com/files/folders/whitepapers/entry41852.aspx.

     

     


    Brian Fluet
  •  09-12-2017, 21:53

    • Ralph B. is not online. Last active: 09-16-2017, 23:08 Ralph B.
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    Re: Dumb Me!

    Brian,  Thank You!  I did as you suggested and was able to get PM to install and run.  Have been reluctant to try and re-integrate the earlier PM files into the new installation. 

    I am moderately confused by the -I and -ID commands inthe command-line options;  Can you explain them a little better - so I will not mess up my program?

    Ralph B.  Thanks again!

  •  09-12-2017, 22:07

    • Brian Fluet is not online. Last active: 09-19-2017, 1:59 Brian Fluet
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    Re: Dumb Me!

    -I <username>

    -ID <identity>

    Using them in the command line saves from having to enter a username on startup and starts up in the specified identity.  The -I option is not applicable for a single user installation.  The -ID option is not applicable if no identities are configured. 

    In Pegasus Mail go to Help > Commandline options for more info.

     


    Brian Fluet
  •  09-14-2017, 4:33

    • Ralph B. is not online. Last active: 09-16-2017, 23:08 Ralph B.
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    Re: Dumb Me!

    Hello Brian,

    I just tried putting the older files into a separate computer with a copy of PM 4.72.  I was able to get the identity directory to incorporate properly;  but I have a problem with the Admin folder contents from the earlier version of PM.

    Do I delete the Admin contents and insert the older Admin files in their place - or what?

    Regarding the last response,  I had already printed out the command-line options selection.

    Thank you.

  •  09-15-2017, 12:58

    • Brian Fluet is not online. Last active: 09-19-2017, 1:59 Brian Fluet
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    Re: Dumb Me!

    The safest method is to copy just the data files from the old Admin mailbox directory to the new one using that guide I referenced earlier. 

     


    Brian Fluet
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