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Moving Houselinc to a new computer

Last Updated: Jul 28, 2016 11:49AM PDT
Issue:
User has already set up Houselinc on one computer and would like to migrate all the existing settings to a new Windows computer.

Fix:
Houselinc save a general settings file in its directory that stores all devices and scenes. Follow the steps below to get your Houselinc data moved from one computer to another.

Starting at the computer that Houselinc was originally installed on:

Step 1: Click on the {Start Menu} and go to programs

Step 2: Find the Houselinc folder in the Start menu and then click on "View Data folder"


Step 3: Open up the "Settings" folder.


Step 4: Find the file that is specifically named: Houselinc.settings.xml


Step 5: Save this file to a USB flash drive or email it to yourself so that you can move it to the new computer.

Step 6: After you have saved the file, move to the new computer.

On the new computer:
Step 7: On the new computer install Houselinc. (Do not open Houselinc at this time.)

Step 8: Once Houselinc is installed, click on the {Start Menu} and go to Programs.

Step 9: Find the Houselinc folder in the Start menu and then click on "View Data folder"

Step 10: Open up the "Settngs" folder.

Step 11: Paste the copy of 
Houselinc.settings.xml into the folder.

Step 12: When prompted, select "Copy and replace"

Open up Houselinc. All your previous settings will be displayed.
 


 

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