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Can I transfer an app folder and all its settings to another computer by syncing it?

Uyi
Explorer | Level 3

Is it possible for you to transfer an entire application folder from one system to another Including setups for instance if I get a new system and I have some applications And setups that I want to transfer from my old system to the new system ,is it possible for me to upload the file setup and download it on my New system

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Super User II
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No it isnt.

Thats because although most files will be inside the data folder links like registries and settings wont have been transfered. 


 


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Dropboxer
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@Mark is correct, @Uyi. It wouldn’t be possible since there could be multiple hidden folders, also not located in the same location, which would be needed to make the program run.

Other issues with permissions would also apply since the other computer would technically be a different user.

Hope this helps to clarify matters!


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Uyi
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Thank you🙏🏽

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You're welcome, @Uyi! Feel free to post again if you need any further assistance.


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