PILOT CLUB MASTER
How do I restore a backup
RESTORE is easy. You just tell PCM which database you want to
Keep in mind that
by doing this, you're telling PCM to use a previous database
file. Any data entered since creating that backup database will
no longer exist.
From the MAIN MENU, select FILE, then OPEN. You'll be
presented a list of all your databases. Select the desired
You'll be asked if you now want the selected database to be the DEFAULT
database (ie. the file that will be automatically loaded at program
That database will now be your current database - you have 'restored'
it. Actually you have just 'pointed' PCM in the direction
of the desired database.
The only problem now is that your main database file is called
Backup00x.mdb. That can get confusing. Its now your 'main'
database file but it's still
called Backup00x.mdb! If you wish to change the name to
more obvious like MAIN.MDB etc, do this:
Select the desired file BUT just single click on it (don't click OPEN
Press F2 - You can now rename the file. Be sure to leave the .MDB
extention (this is critical). Also the name must be unique (you
can't have 2 files named MAIN.MDB)
If you ever get lost in a sea of backup databases and can't
remember which was used last, look a the file date by selecting DETAILS
file OPEN dialog box.
I just bought a new
How can I move PCM to my new computer?
You will need to
a new installation on your new computer. You cannot merely copy
files (like PC.EXE) to your new system.
1. On your new computer, download the installations files and any
from our site at http://www.manifestmaster.com/pcm/download.html
You will need to download http://www.manifestmaster.com/pcm/PilotClub34a_Install.exe as well as the
2. Install PCM
run the update to the latest version.
3. Run PCM. Then, on the main menu, select MISC, then
PILOT CLUB MASTER. You will need to enter the registration code
your received when you purchased PCM. Contact us if you
unable to locate your registration code.
4. Now you will need to move your database files from you old
to your new one. The database files are located in directory
In Window XP: C:\Program
Files\Pilot Club Master\DATA.
In Windows 7 (or Vista): C:\Program
Files(x86)\Pilot Club Master\DATA.
If you installed PCM in
directory other than the default directory, look for PILOT CLUB
on your system.
In the DATA directory, you'll find one or more files with the extension
Many of these will probably be backup files. You should
all these MDB files to a disk or flash drive and copy them to the C:\Program
Files\Pilot Club Master\DATA directory on your new system.
After you've copied the MDB files to the DATA directory on your new
The first time you run PCM on your new system, PCM will ask you to
which database file to use.
Finally, you will need to enter your program preferences. Select
from the main menu and select PROGRAM OPTIONS.
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