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[Friday 9th November 2007 at 12:28 pm]
Thomas

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One of the things I do when I upgrade my computer is try to preserve settings and long-term caches. This includes things like email accounts and local copies of IMAP folders. Every time I do an upgrade I end up redoing this from scratch, so I thought I'd write it down this time.

USUAL DISCLAIMER: These instructions assume you are familiar with the Windows Registry. You follow these instructions at your own risk. I cannot be held responsible for anything arising from these instructions. Make a backup first. NO WARRANTY.

This assumes that you've kept the email store in the same folder as before the upgrade - if you've moved it, these instructions will not work (I keep my email store on a different drive, and set things up so that drive gets the same letter after the install) I also keep my NTUSER.DAT and copy from that after the upgrade.

On the old computer/install, export the following keys: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Identities and HKE_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Accounts Manager. Keep these files.

Alternatively, if you're copying from a saved NTUSER.DAT, load that in regedit. Export the Identities and Software\Microsoft\Internet Accounts Manager keys. Open the .reg files in a text editor, and patch the key names to match up with those above.

On the new computer/install, run Outlook Express once to create initial registry settings, then close it. Open regedit. Delete the subkeys under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Identities, then merge in the two files from before. Reopen Outlook Express, and you should see all the email accounts and saved emails you had before the upgrade. You'll need to re-enter any saved passwords for the accounts.
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[User Picture]From: mindbottling
Tuesday 27th November 2007 at 5:40 am (UTC)
Hello, I found you through Kapunua's journal, and I was wondering; do you have the chapters of Seer of Kakariko saved? I tried asking her, but she never got back to me.
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[User Picture]From: boggyb
Tuesday 27th November 2007 at 6:03 pm (UTC)
I do indeed. I'm not sure if she would be happy with me distributing them though, but I'll try asking.
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[User Picture]From: mindbottling
Thursday 29th November 2007 at 5:56 am (UTC)
Thank you very much. I'd appreciate it.
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[User Picture]From: boggyb
Sunday 16th December 2007 at 11:15 am (UTC)
Sorry about the delay. I've checked, and she's happy with it. I've uploaded Seer of Kakariko 1 & 2 to http://thomasmccorkell.me.uk/junk/sok.zip (220kB). That link will be valid for at least a week.
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[User Picture]From: mindbottling
Monday 17th December 2007 at 9:21 am (UTC)
Thank you very much for the trouble! And please tell her thank you for the approval. I'll be enjoying reading this over the holidays. :D
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From: (Anonymous)
Thursday 22nd January 2009 at 6:47 am (UTC)

Seer of Kakariko

Hi, I was a huge fan of this fanfic...I wanted to re-read it because I remembered it was just amazing. I've been trying to track it down everywhere. I saw you uploaded it temporarily to a site for someone else. I don't suppose you'd do that for me, would you?

I have no intent on trying to play it off as my own. I'm a drawing kind of person and I don't have half of that kind of writing talent. I just really want to read it again.
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From: (Anonymous)
Saturday 14th February 2009 at 9:00 am (UTC)

gah, finaly someon who might have these!

Sorry, not a Live journal user, but I've been looking for a good three years now for someone with a copy of the Zelda fanfics by Jules KD. Apparently you have "The Seer of Kakariko" but do you also have the "Hero" series and "Raptor Crest" books as well? I never got to finish reading them when she had them posted and then one day they were just gone and...I cried.

If you have them I wouldn't mind waiting for some kind of "OK" since you seem to have a better connection with the author.

Again, no live journal, so whether you have the books or not or get/don't get permission to link me to them, you can e-mail me at FiredancerAtrea@yahoo.com
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