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Re: Sync problems duplicating entries

Posted: 30 Dec 2012 12:47AM GMT
Classification: Query
unfortunately I hadn't made regular backups, so I had to make a decision, restore from a backup made in April 2012 or delete duplicates using the 'find duplicates' facility in FTM (advice from support centre). I chose the latter, & like you I have spent Christmas deleting duplicated people, about 3,500 so far, but still another 2,000 to go! Totally mind numbing, but just have to keep plodding on.

I am certain my duplicates were made every time a sync failed, not realising what was happening I just carried on trying to sync the tree, which I did many, many times. I would be interested to hear how you got on with syncing.

Moral of this story, take regular backups, & maybe find some other software that doesn't wreck your tree?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Clare Tooze 29 Nov 2012 7:22AM GMT 
BobHewitt44 29 Nov 2012 10:07AM GMT 
Luc227 29 Nov 2012 2:22PM GMT 
Carrie Muniz 30 Dec 2012 1:17AM GMT 
Clare Tooze 30 Dec 2012 7:47AM GMT 
BobHewitt44 30 Dec 2012 9:29AM GMT 
Carrie Muniz 30 Dec 2012 3:12PM GMT 
BobHewitt44 30 Dec 2012 4:01PM GMT 
Carrie Muniz 30 Dec 2012 4:21PM GMT 
daciodan 30 Dec 2012 4:31PM GMT 
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