Transferring settings from an old installation to a new installation

To transfer the configuration settings:

 

 

 

ViewCommander Version 6 and higher

1) Install and license ViewCommander on the new computer. Run ViewCommander on the computer you want to move the files to, then close it. It will create the following folder: "C:\ProgramData\ViewCommander\config\"

2) Copy the contents of the "C:\ProgramData\ViewCommander\config\" folder from the original PC to the "C:\ProgramData\ViewCommander\config\" on the new PC
 

NOTE: "C:\ProgramData" is a hidden folder

3) Paste the files into the "C:\ProgramData\ViewCommander\config\" folder on the new computer.

 

4) On the new computer, run VCUtility and click the "Fix Permissions" button on the "Misc" tab.


5) Start ViewCommander on the new PC. It should have all your system settings from the old computer.

 

 



ViewCommander Version 4 and 5

1) Turn off ViewCommander on the computer you want to move the files to.

2) Copy the contents of the 'config' folder on the original PC. The files to copy will be in one of the following folders:

Windows XP and Server 2003:
"C:\Program Files\IVI\ViewCommanderv4\config\"
or
"C:\Program Files (x86)\IVI\ViewCommanderv4\config\"

Windows 7,8 and Server 2008,2012:
"C:\ProgramData\ViewCommander\config\"

 

NOTE: On Windows 7, Server 2008, and newer operating systems: "C:\ProgramData" is a hidden folder

3) Paste the files into the 'config' folder on the new computer. The folder will be one of the following:


Windows XP and Server 2003:

 "C:\Program Files\IVI\ViewCommanderv4\config\"

or

 "C:\Program Files (x86)\IVI\ViewCommanderv4\config\"


Windows 7,8 and Server 2008,2012:  

"C:\ProgramData\ViewCommander\config\"

 

NOTE: On Windows 7, Server 2008, and newer operating systems: "C:\ProgramData" is a hidden folder


4) If the new computer is Windows 7 or Server 2008 (and only if), run VCUtility and click the "Fix Permissions" button on the "Misc" tab.


5) Start ViewCommander on the new PC. It should have all your system settings from the old computer.

 

 

 

 

ViewCommander Version 3

Note: The following applies to Windows XP and Server 2003. Version 3 is not supported on Vista, Win7, and 2008.


1) Turn off ViewCommander on the computer you want to move the files to.

2) Copy the contents of the 'config' folder on the original PC. The files to copy will be in one of the following folders:
"C:\Program Files\IVI\ViewCommander\config"

or "C:\Program Files (x86)\IVI\ViewCommander\config"

This folder contains all the camera data and settings.

 

3) There is also a registry key that you can export and move to the new computer. This has the system settings as well as the users.

Run ‘regedit’ (at your own risk), and right click on the “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\IVI” key. Select export, and save it to a file with the .reg extension.  Then on the new computer, click on the file and it will load the IVI settings into the registry.

 

3) Start ViewCommander.