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    Any better way to back up 3rd party apps?

    is ther ANY better way to back up apps other than the device switch way? i've never EVER had that work 100% for me, it'l pick and chose what apps it backs up and most of the time wont pick the most up to date version of the app.. its always screwey and very frustrating!!!!



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    Quote Originally Posted by rasputin View Post
    is ther ANY better way to back up apps other than the device switch way? i've never EVER had that work 100% for me, it'l pick and chose what apps it backs up and most of the time wont pick the most up to date version of the app.. its always screwey and very frustrating!!!!
    Unfortunately not, rasputin. What DM does is it looks for updated apps, and if you have a recent back up saved, it will only back up newest ones. What I suggest you do, is send all your previous back ups to a zipped folder and delete original (not the zipped), and then back up again. This way it will pull all 3rd party apps. Hope this helps you.

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    Rasputin, as Olta said there is no better way but I have always had it work fine.

    Obviously use the device switcher and back up 3rd party apps. Then search for your pin number on your PC.

    You should see folder with you PIN on it drag that to the desktop. You should also see an ALX file. Drag that into that folder and hit yes to replace the file. Then when you go to reinstall your 3rd party backups it should work 100% of the time.



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    I experienced problems with 3rd party backups going from 5.0 to 4.6 (more times than I care to mention... ahem...). Otherwise this method is always spot on for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Morganizer View Post
    I experienced problems with 3rd party backups going from 5.0 to 4.6 (more times than I care to mention... ahem...). Otherwise this method is always spot on for me.
    Are you referring to DM or OS?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Morganizer
    I experienced problems with 3rd party backups going from 5.0 to 4.6 (more times than I care to mention... ahem...). Otherwise this method is always spot on for me.
    Spot on morgan? Did you become british today? :lmao:
    Where you been man? I'm sure you've been busy over yonder!
    Jl is spot on! :lmao:

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    Quote Originally Posted by olta777 View Post
    Unfortunately not, rasputin. What DM does is it looks for updated apps, and if you have a recent back up saved, it will only back up newest ones. What I suggest you do, is send all your previous back ups to a zipped folder and delete original (not the zipped), and then back up again. This way it will pull all 3rd party apps. Hope this helps you.
    thanks that did work fine, gues i'm kinda messy in general, you should see my desktop its 3/4 full of garbage

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    Quote Originally Posted by rasputin View Post
    thanks that did work fine, gues i'm kinda messy in general, you should see my desktop its 3/4 full of garbage
    Mine too...although, I just recently organized my desktop too and moved lots to drive D....sheesh that freed up over 4 gigs of C memory

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