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How do I move RelayFax to a new path or drive on a new machine?

How do I move RelayFax to a new path or drive on a new machine?

  1. On the old machine, configure RelayFax to run as an application instead of a service:
    1. Open the RelayFax console
    2. Click File
    3. Click RelayFax Properties
    4. Click on the Service tab
    5. Click on the Remove Service button
    6. Click OK
  2. Exit RelayFax
  3. Open Task Manager
    1. Click Start
    2. Click Run
    3. Type 'taskmgr'
    4. Press Enter or click OK
  4. Click on the Processes tab
  5. Verify that RFEngine.exe and RFAdmin.exe are not running
  6. Close Task Manager
  7. Copy the RelayFax directory and all of its files and subdirectories to the new path on the new machine
  8. Open Windows Explorer on the new machine
  9. Locate the file RelayFax.ini in the RelayFax\App directory.
  10. Open RelayFax.ini in a text editor, such as Notepad
  11. Do a Find & Replace of the old path for the new path. For Example, if the old path was 'C:\Program Files\RelayFax\', and the new path is 'D:\RelayFax', do a Find for 'C:\Program Files\' and replace it with 'D:\'
  12. Save the RelayFax.ini file
  13. Download the same version of RelayFax from our Website
  14. Run the installation and specify the new path during the install 

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