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How do I decompress the database files?

      Compression usually occurs when you check the "Compress to save space" box during wWindows disk clean-up. To uncompress the vital data for HORTICOPIA Professional,


  1. Make sure you have the current build of HORTICOPIA Professional. For updates, see
  2. Open the Horticopia Control Panel (Start, All Programs, Horticopia Pro V, Horticopia Control Panel)
    Click on the Setup tab and then on "Open the Horticopia Data Folder"
  3. Double-click on the Data folder to open it
  4. Right-click on the "HortData" file and select "Properties." (May display as HortData.mdf)
  5. Click on the "Advanced" button
  6. Uncheck "Compress contents to save disk space"
  7. Click on OK 3 times
  8. Wait until Windows is done decompressing (The Data Properties window
  9. Right-click on the "HortData_log" file and select "Properties" (May display as HortData_log.ldf)
  10. Repeat Steps 5 to 8
  11. Start HORTICOPIA Professional
In the future, when you do a disk clean-up, DO NOT let the clean-up compress files
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Date added: 2012-10-17 16:25:22
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