Author Topic: Sudden loss of all settings and library when attempting to load snapshot  (Read 731 times)


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I'm running 3.3.7310 on my main computer, and I'd recently managed to revive a laptop I thought was dead, so among the files I'd retrieved from it was a backup of the instance of MusicBee (Version 2, but I don't know which update specifically) I'd had on there. I was trying to load the settings I'd had on that instance into my main version of MB, and since it showed a compatible and selectable file in the Load Settings Snapshot dialog, I thought I'd be able to load my settings in successfully.

However, doing so rendered my library and layout as seen in MB blank, as though it was a fresh install (the music files themselves along with the other files from my installation, appear untouched). When I try to load the "!! previous settings" file from the Saved Settings folder within my appdata folder, it gives me an unexpected error which it instructed me to report here:

MusicBee v3.3.7310.31925D  (Win10.0), 29 Dec 2020 23:23:

#=zCf4VQ_fbhtH95rz2gNmFAbQ=+#=zQpNJpAzXUl5a+#=zbyY4mKBij0RF: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process. [C:\Users\Ben\AppData\Roaming\MusicBee\MusicBee3Settings.ini]
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