Does anyone have an idea of how to fix this without remaking everything from scratch? My pc reset (shutdown/restart) while cubase was open. When powered back up all of my preferences and settings in cubase are gone…shortcuts, macros, logical editor, inputs/outputs…
windows 10 64bit, Cubase 11
Trying to figure out if there’s any way to system restore back a few hours or if that would even work. Please help, I’m in middle of work and don’t want to spend a day remaking all of my shortcuts…
If you do regular System Backups you could restore the Appdata files from there.
If you stored your Key Commands as a Preset you could reload it.
If you are on Pro and created a Profile, it would also contain your Key Commands & Preferences.
If you didn’t do any of the above, then that was a bad decision and the cost of it will be that you have to redo it by hand.
Sorry, but if it is any consolation this is a lesson most of us have learned the hard way at some point. Welcome to the club.
Right click the c11 app data folder, (where prefs are stored).
Properties > Previous versions. (Hopefully you have that switched on).
After this have a look at using something like me prefs backup tool to avoid this happening again. (My site is slow as it is on a shared server but cannot afford faster).
Thanks for the tips everyone. Unfortunately I don’t have “previous versions” in the App data folder. So looks like I will have to redo everything. Certainly won’t make this mistake again though…backups for everything.
So when I am adding a new key command and also change a preference or two, are these automatically saved on my profile? So I can take the profile and load it on my other machine, without the need of adding the new key commands and preferences xmls?
Not as I understand it. The Profile captures the state of your environment at the time it is created. You’d want to save it again after making additional changes.
Yes of course, sorry I said that the wrong way. I am mostly interested in the fact that I don’t need the extra two xml files if I have the profile tranfered to my other machine. Is that right?
Right, you wouldn’t need to copy the xml files to transfer the settings since the data in them is a subset of what’s in the Profile.
From the manual
sorry I always check the manual, but somehow i missed this one.