Starting over again

Starting over again

If you have been playing around with Tag That Photo and would like to start over from ground zero with an empty database, then this post is for you.

You can find the older instructions below, but as of Version 2.6 we added an option on the Settings page at the bottom to Reset your Database.  That is short and simply way to start over - you can run a backup before that just in case... but if you really don't care about your existing data then go for the Reset button.

Old instructions:

You can start over with these instructions:
1.  Ensure Tag That Photo is not running (right-click on tray icon and choose quit)
2. Delete the folder "C:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Local\TagThatPhoto"
(note:  you can leave the file ttp.lic in that folder to save your license info)
3. Restart tag that photo  

All databases will be recreated during restart.  If you have a licensed version, and have been writing metadata to the images, the metadata will be restored to the database as the images are scanned again.  

To open the AppData folder on Windows 10, 8 & 7:
  1. Open File Explorer/Windows Explorer
  2. Type %AppData% into the address bar and hit enter (where it says 'Quick access')
  3. Navigate to the Local\TagThatPhoto folder (you may have to step up one folder level to get to the Local folder if you are taken to the Remote folder by default in 2) above.

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