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Old 09-19-2008, 08:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I would like to upgrade to 4.5 but if I find some of my programs do not work correctly can I go back to 4.2? Sorry for the dumb question.

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Old 09-19-2008, 08:37 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes, you can downgrade to previous versions of the handheld software.
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Yes, you can downgrade back. Basically you follow the same process (with one additional step):

- delete the new OS from your PC (that's the added step)
- install the old OS and delete VENDOR.XML
- restart Desktop manager and it should loadthe old OS (after warning you that you are going to downgrade).
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The only issue I have had with downgrading is my Address Book didn't get restored (and I've downgraded my 2 devices several times).

I recommend making sure you have a clean backup of your 4.2 device (not the backup made during the upgrade - a separate stand-alone backup). Open up the backup file using Desktop Manager -> Backup/Restore -> Advanced and then make sure the Address Book shows records.

My 2 cents.... I had to restore my Address Book from an old backup 4.3 backup (I have a Curve) as it would not restore from the manual 4.5 backups I took.
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Always good to know you can downgrade.
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