Data restoration through .kbu files

How to recover data through .kbu Files?

Data restoration through .kbu files is specifically designed for retrieving Spectrum data, excluding TDS.
To restore your data, follow the steps outlined below:

Step 1: Locate .kbu Files
  1. Go to the C Drive > Windows directory.
  2. Identify files with the extension ".kbu".      

Step 2: Prepare Files for Extraction
  1. Copy the .kbu file to a designated folder for a specific date.
  2. Change the file extension from .kbu to .zip.

Step 3: Extract Files
Extract the contents of both .zip files.

Step 4: Access Data Viewer
  1. Navigate to either of the following paths:
  2. "C:\Program Files (x86)\K.D.K. Software\KDK Support" or "C:\Program Files\K.D.K. Software\KDK Support"
  3. Right-click on Data Viewer and choose "Run as administrator".
  4. Click on the Connect button.

Step 5: Create a Dummy Database
  1. Click on Database > Create Database...
  2. Enter a dummy database name (e.g., "dummy") and click OK.

Step 6: Initiate Restore Process
  1. Select the created dummy database from the left-hand window.
  2. Navigate to Database > MySQL Restore command.

Step 7: Choose Restore Path
  1. Select a restore path and browse to the folder created in Step 2.

Step 8: Select and Restore Data
  1. Choose the first folder and click OK to start the restore process.

Step 9: Repeat Restoration
  1. Repeat Step 7 and Step 8 to restore data to another dummy folder (e.g., "dummy1").

Step 10: Rename Data Folders
  1. Navigate to the C Drive > mysql > data folder.
  2. Rename the "spectrum" folder to "spectrum ddmmyyyy" and "spectrum_bs" folder to "spectrum_bs ddmmyyyy".

Step 11: Finalize Folder Names
  1. Rename the "dummy" folder to "spectrum" and "dummy1" folder to "spectrum_bs".

After completing these steps, run the software, and your data should be successfully restored for the Spectrum software (excluding TDS).

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