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Old 05-20-2012, 06:40 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by SterlingKingSize View Post
Apologies if this has already been covered elsewhere in the forum (searched but couldn't find anything) but how do I back up Mobipocket Reader including all books within it?

Is it just a matter of copying the mobipocket folder on my C drive, or the mobipocket.exe file, or whatever? (File size doesn't look big enough to also include all the books.) Or are the converted books stored separately somewhere?

I have the original books in various native formats (epub etc) on an external drive, but would like to avoid having to convert them, in case of computer crash/hard drive failure etc.

thanks in advance
If any of your Mobipocket eBooks have DRM and your computer crashes and/or your hard drive needs replacing, they will no longer work as the PID i tied to the system you are using now. The solution is to strip the DRM and then back them up. Have a Googling session for Apprentice Alf.

The Mobipocket eBooks are stored on C:\Users\<user>\Documents\My eBooks This is where they would be in Vista or Windows 7. Windows XP your on your own.
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