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Family Tree Maker 2009

I cannot install (from original disc) the program onto new computer. If I buy new program, can I be sure it will read original data, from a pre-2014 version of the program?

As I had the orginal disc, I had thought it would simply be a matter of installing the program on the new computer:

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Hello Catherine,
thank you very much for opening new topic on Avanquest forum webpage.


As printed on the back of the disk box Family Tree Maker can be installed on computers with operating system - Windows XP, Windows Vista.
Native project files (format .ftm) created with any version of Family Tree Maker can be imported into the latest version (2014) of the software and continue working with the file.

Here is an article explaining how to export and import your Family Tree Maker files between computers - https://support.ancestry.com/s/article/Transferring-Family-Tree-Maker-files-from-one-computer-to-another-1460088574582


See how to Import backup file or sign-in your Ancestry account to manage uploaded data - http://support.ancestry.com/s/article/Import-an-Existing-File-in-Family-Tree-Maker-1460088946903 


Family Tree Maker software is no longer available for purchase on Avanquest website starting December 31, 2015. See all Ancestry products and select the best fit for you. Family Tree Maker 2014 boxed disk can be still found on Amazon UK and the downloadable format can be found on Software MacKiev website here.


Find out more about Family Tree Maker at the help section of Ancestry UK http://help.ancestry.com/app/home or submit them a ticket here

Alternatively call toll free from number dialled from phone landline 0800-404-9723

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm GMT Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm GMT


Kindest regards,
Avanquest Support

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