Topic "Just upgraded to the beta client lost all my sessions!"

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Syvil

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Hi,

I just upgraded to beta 5.0.7 and I lost all my saved sessions besides what was stored in the registry before. I have never had this issue before someone please help me! Evil or Very Mad
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martin
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What version were you using before? Were you using registry or INI file to store the configuration?
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Martin Prikryl
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Hi,

I was able to fix this by downgrading back to 4.3.7 (Build 1679)

I'm using INI storage the entries I saw after the upgrade appeared to be in the registry.
martin
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Where do you have you INI file stored?
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syvil

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Hi,

Under Preferences -> Storage -> Configure storage -> INI file (WinSCP.ini) is checked.

Should I export WinSCP.ini and Import into the beta?

I want to test the beta since I often have several connections open and if one times out or disconnects WinSCP will crash at times.
martin
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On Windows Vista and newer, when WinSCP 4.x tries to store INI file into Program Files folder, it gets redirected into Virtual folder. WinSCP 5.x is not, so it won't find the INI file created by 4.x.
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This issue has been added to the tracker:
https://winscp.net/tracker/show_bug.cgi?id=874
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