Upgrade the Volunteer Reporter Software and Data

  1. Check whether this computer is 64 bit, if so install appropriately.
  2. Close all the other Reporter programs.
  3. Login as the Reporter user.
  4. Open the Reporter.
  5. Backup the Reporter from the file menu in the Reporter [File | Backup | Add the date].
  6. Close the Reporter.
  7. Login as administrator.
  8. Install the new version from the disc onto the workstation.
  9. Select Program Only. Leave all paths as they appear.
  10. Let it reindex when it wants to.
  11. Login as the user. Open the Reporter.
  12. It will run Live Update behind the scenes.
  13. Let the Reporter upgrade the data. No need to backup this time.
  14. On the other workstations, login as administrator and install choosing Program Only.
  15. The data will not need upgrading on all the other workstations.

Don't hesitate to call if you have questions.

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