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Local .ftm file deleted! It really does happen!

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Re: Local .ftm file deleted! It really does happen!

Posted: 1361334716000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1361340078000
Yes it happened to me. I sync with online Ancestry so I take regular backups on an external hard drive.

I can't remember what I was doing at the time but poof! My whole tree was gone. So it has happened to at least one other person.

Oh, yes, I remember one thing. NEVER use File/Close.

File/Exit is OK, closing by the right corner X is OK, double clicking on a different tree is OK, but File/Close does not apparently write the auto-backup file.


Thankfully, restore backup worked and the tree resumed syncing without a problem.
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