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on my hard drive where does TS 8.x store my strategies?


i need to copy strategies, functions, indicators and other files from crashed PC's hard drive to new ones.


where are they stored? i found tsw and work files (e.g. desktop) but not my strategies.


please help!

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They are compiled into the program. You need to have txt file copies to back them up. Or you can export them to an "ELD" file using the FILE --> EXPORT EASYLANGUAGE option.

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If you have you done any Tradestation backups, then the easiest way is to do restore using the same version of TS... If not, then this might work...


1. Install the SAME version of TS on new PC, and log in TS network once, the close TS

2. Find TS directory on the old drive, which would be in the folder "C:\Program Files"

3. It will liook like "C:\Program Files\TradeStation 8.5 (Build 2289)", (your version may be different)

4. Copy the following folders : "desktop", "MyWork" from old drive to new drive. There will be some files that youi need to OVERWRITE .. Those files are the one that contain ( hopefully) your code..

5. When u get everything working, make sure that you setup automatic backups :)

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Glad it worked ...


Make sure that you setup auto backups... For next time you need it

File >>"Backup/Restore Tradestation"... then check all boxes(* except Cache) .

I store my backups on different logical drive, then copy it to different PC on the network and back it up on DVD from time to time

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