Restoring Fossamail

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Restoring Fossamail

Post by Roelj » 2016-11-26, 19:42

By accident i made a backup of FossaMail with Mozbackup instead of with FMbackup.
Now i am - after unstalling FossaMail and reinstall my laptop - unable to restore this backup; neither in FossaMail nor in Thunderbird.
Does anybody know a solution?

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Re: Restoring Fossamail

Post by Giraffe » 2016-11-27, 10:01

Right, this might work:
Rename the TB b/u with the default form for a FM b/u and import it.
I've just done this: the Import in FM left out a lot so I tried the FM b/u tool to get the format of the name, used Mozbackup, renamed the .pcv from Mozbackup to FM2016_11_27_00.fmbackup, restored it with FM b/u tool and it worked!
FM wasn't totally stable - the column headings for mail were flickering - but I disabled/removed all the incompatible themes and extensions and now it seems to be working.

HTH & good luck!
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Re: Restoring Fossamail

Post by Roelj » 2016-11-28, 16:44

Thank you Giraffe,
This worked fine and i am happy to be able to restore my mail.

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Re: Restoring Fossamail

Post by Giraffe » 2016-11-28, 17:54

Well done, Roelj, glad it worked for you as well :D
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