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    Default Lost Images after moving to a new server

    I wanted to move the server to a new more powerful computer.
    I made a backup of the database on the old server to a shared drive
    I configured the new computer to have the exact same drive letters and device names
    I installed Mezzmo on the new computer
    I restored the database from the backup
    The restore established all of the files, metadata and playlists, but all entries, including the Mezzmo categories for Music, Video, and Photos were cleared of the posters and background images.

    Is there a way to restore these images as well?

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    In the backup folder if you go to the Artwork\Poster folder are there any images?

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    Hello.

    Yes Both the Artwork and Poster folders contain images.

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    It may be an issue with the path to the images in the Mezzmo database, is the database located at the same path as on the old computer?

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    The paths are different. The userid on the old computer is CChase. This is a Windows 7 system. The pathname for the database on the old computer is:
    C:\users\CChase\AppData\Local\Concievia\Mezzmo

    The new computer is Windows 10. The computer name is CKCasa. When I created userid:CChase, it appended the computer name to the userid. The pathname on the new computer is:
    C:\users\CChase.CKCasa\AppData\Local\Concievia\Mez zmo

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    In doing additional research, I moved the database to another location following the instructions to modify the "FileName=" parameter in the MezzmoMediaServer.ini file.
    After doing the restore database to the new location, The background images all appear to be intact. We are only missing the poster images.

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