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 Post subject: Reformatting and Ableton
PostPosted: Sat Nov 22, 2014 4:47 pm 

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My laptop has become unbearably slow recently. I'd like to reformat but I don't want to mess up my live sets. I'm aware of the 'collect all & save' function but I've got hundreds of projects, it will take forever to process all of them.

If I reinstall all my samples and sets into the exact same file path as before my sets should be intact right? What about VST settings?


 Post subject: Re: Reformatting and Ableton
PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 2:29 am 

Joined: Sat Jan 16, 2010 7:16 pm
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Live will ask where most things are when you install. Copy where you saved projects so you don't erase them. My Window system crashed to where it didn't boot. I reinstalled Windows 7 without a reformat. The old OS was named to Windows.old. I could grab anything from it. Your drive is not erased. There's probably no reason to reformat of you are using Windows.

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