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Transferring version 9.0 FTM files to Windows 7

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Transferring version 9.0 FTM files to Windows 7

Posted: 23 Nov 2012 12:29PM GMT
Classification: Query
I have Family Tree Maker version 9.0 on my old laptop (XP) and have been trying for hours to export my files to my new laptop with Windows 7 and Family Tree Maker version 9.0 installed.
The only backups or exports the Family Tree Maker will generate have ftmb extension. When I attempt to open or restore the file, I receive a message that it is an invalid file/path. Have tried various routes and searched all over the web without success. Turned off the virus protector and copied to the desktop from the external hard drive as someone indicated I should. What do I do? I am skeptical of saving as a gedcom for fear I will lose the formatting, etc. Thanks for any suggestions other than purchasing the latest version of Family Tree Maker.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
gagarnc1 23 Nov 2012 7:29PM GMT 
silverfox3280 23 Nov 2012 9:06PM GMT 
gypsyelff 6 Jul 2013 12:54AM GMT 
johndd189 6 Jul 2013 2:36AM GMT 
gypsyelff 7 Jul 2013 3:10AM GMT 
David Abernat... 24 Nov 2012 2:39AM GMT 
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