From: LA GREEN (
Date: Wed Jun 26 2002 - 15:41:07 EDT

OK so my worst fears were confirmed. i figured that might be the case.


>From: "Laurent Daudelin" <>
>To: NewtonTalk <>
>Subject: Re: [NTLK] RESTORING?
>Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 13:35:08 -0400
>On 25/06/02 23:12, "LA GREEN" <> wrote:
> > OK i use slowdown to do my backups. if i need to do a restore do i have
> > use slowdown also? i recently ran into error with my avi bd and wanted
> > do a restore to put it back to b4 the error. any info would be helpful.
>I've never heard that you had to run it, but I would expect you would,
>because the reason to run it in the first place is to kinda slow down the
>computer so that it can keep up with the connection. I would imagine that
>since restoring requires a connection, you might have the same problem no
>matter if you're making a backup or restoring from a backup.
>You could try without SlowDown and post your results here. Worst case,
>you'll have to do a hard reset of your Newton, because the restore would
>fail and that might leave the Newton in limbo...
>Laurent Daudelin Developer, Multifamily, ESO, Fannie Mae
> Washington, DC, USA
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