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17-02-2012, 12:16
Have you got a Mac running a system older than Lion? The new system no longer supports the Appleworks database and I have a lot of info I need to retrieve. If you've got a system Snow Leopard or earlier and run Appleworks (or if I can temporarioy put it on your computer) I would be grateful for ten minutes of your processing time!

17-02-2012, 12:21
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17-02-2012, 17:26
Thanks for your comments. I am only too well aware of the problem and the possible solution. Unfortunately I am already in a position where my system will not open the database in order to save as and change the suffix. Hence my quest for a friendly Mac owner who has not yet upgraded to Lion!

17-02-2012, 18:14
Hi, can't help you straight away since both the iMac and the MacBook have been upgraded to Lion but my other half still has a MacBook which runs on Snow Leopard since he could not be bothered to upgrade it. The only "problem" is he works offshore and will be gone for another 2 weeks (with the MacBook). I am sure you'll have a solution before then but if not I can help you out then. Let me know if you have not been able to retrieve all your data!

17-02-2012, 20:40
Hi Nath, I am really grateful to you. Will contact you in a couple of weeks.


17-02-2012, 20:55
No prob. Hopefully you'll have it sorted by then but if not we'll see if we can get the data back through the other MacBook!!