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Import backup for standard installation

If you need to retrieve a backup (data backup) because you are moving to a new computer or the hard disk of your old computer is defective, please proceed as follows: First you have to make the hidden folders and files visible. To do this, follow these steps:

Go to the Windows-Explorer in the tab “View”.




Click on Options or and Change Search Options, a window will open:



Here you click on the “View” tab. In the list scroll down until you reach the function “Show hidden files and folders”. Please check the box here.

Insert backup files

Go to the GcMail Archive – Backup folder and copy all folders and files inside.  (See picture)


Now follow up: C:\Users\your user name\AppData\Roaming\GcMailArchive add the files and folders there.


You can copy the following line:
and insert it into the input bar at the top of the Windows Explorer, you will get directly to the right place.

Note: Please do not forget to replace the username with your username.



Because these folders are already created during a new installation, replace the folders and files from your backup in this folder GcMailArchive. You can delete the old folders and files before. Please do not forget to close GcMailArchive before.


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