1.8.1 Create a Database Backup - To Restore on Another Computer
To create a database
backup for restoring Tradepoint onto another machine follow these
1. The Database Management menu is
found under the Management Menu icon.
2. The option for creating a backup
is the highlighted option in the Management Menu.
The next screen shows 4 different
types of options.
3. Choose the highlighted option to
create a backup to be restored on another machine as a remote or networked
4. The next step will be saving the
backup to an accessible place through the file structure showing on the
Type in the file address or click
the file on the right of the screen to browse for a location on your network or
local machine to save the backup for.
The File name field is editable. It
is recommended to add the current date or company name for backups to the file
name field(highlighted above).
The location of the file will appear
in the Backup Location field.
5. Click Next. A progress bar will
show on the screen.
A prompt will appear letting you
know when the backup has been created. (The longer Tradepoint has been in use
the larger the database so, it may take a short while or longer while to create
The backup will appear in the
specified location as a .bak file. In this case it was
saved to the desktop.