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Offline neckemoff

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really mad... all my recipes disappeared
« on: November 30, 2021, 08:42:24 AM »
I'm starting to hate this software! In the past, sometimes recipes disappear for whatever reason (I suspect because I leave computer open and it auto shuts down for windows update) and I had to restore from backup. First of all, this is unacceptable software design to have 'data loss.'

Just now I discovered it happened AGAIN, but this time I don't see anything in backups. Only my last recipe I made is in the backup, but everything else is gone. Problem is I haven't made any beer recently to discover this and I think the backups 'rolled off.' SO WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO NOW? of the primary uses for the software is to recipes and having them disappear all the time is makes this UNUSABLE and junk. Imagine you had a bank account where some your money disappeared sometimes.

Can't believe I've been paying for this junk...

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Re: really mad... all my recipes disappeared
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2021, 10:12:43 AM »
This problem was pretty much solved with one of the later updates to BS3. It also had a Full Backup to Zip feature that allows you to backup all of your user files to a location you designate with just a few clicks. If you don't keep your software updated, you can't expect to see and utilize any fixes.

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Re: really mad... all my recipes disappeared
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2021, 12:54:33 PM »
Can you make sure you have the latest update?  Most issues are related to running the older version.

If that fails please write me a note via email to beersmith at and I can help you if you have a more severe problem like a corrupt file or permissions issue.

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