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tatewise [Family Historian Synchronisation]
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   * In a browser, sign in to your **Google Account** then click the **Apps** icon and select **Drive**.   * In a browser, sign in to your **Google Account** then click the **Apps** icon and select **Drive**.
-  * Use the **Install drive for your computer** link to install the software ​on both PC, using the same **Google ​Account**.+  * Click the **Settings** cog icon and choose **Get Drive for desktop**, then scroll down to **For Individuals** and click <color blue>​**Download**</​color>​ and then <color blue>​**Agree and Download**</​color>​ to download and install the **installbackupandsync.exe** file on both PC, accepting ​the default settings. A white cloud icon **Backup and sync from Google** ​should appear in the **Notification** area that offers useful links and settings.
   * Use Windows/​File Explorer to move your **Family Historian Projects** folder into the **Google Drive** folder created in **Documents** (**My Documents**) on your main PC.   * Use Windows/​File Explorer to move your **Family Historian Projects** folder into the **Google Drive** folder created in **Documents** (**My Documents**) on your main PC.
   * Start **Family Historian** and via **File > Project Window** select **More Tasks > Project List > Choose Location for Projects** and point it to the folder you just moved into the **Google Drive** folder.   * Start **Family Historian** and via **File > Project Window** select **More Tasks > Project List > Choose Location for Projects** and point it to the folder you just moved into the **Google Drive** folder.
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 Now on whichever PC you change Project data, it is copied to the other PC automatically via the **Google Drive** online store. Use the **[[fhcalico>​pluginstore/​plugin-entry?​id=223|Backup and Restore Family Historian Settings]]** Plugin to synchronise settings and preferences. Now on whichever PC you change Project data, it is copied to the other PC automatically via the **Google Drive** online store. Use the **[[fhcalico>​pluginstore/​plugin-entry?​id=223|Backup and Restore Family Historian Settings]]** Plugin to synchronise settings and preferences.
  
-To ensure [[How to:Internet Data Matches]] are synchronised in **ƒ<color #​808000>​h</​color> ​V6** or later, then either use the **[[fhcalico>​pluginstore/​plugin-entry?​id=223|Backup and Restore Family Historian Settings]]** Plugin to **Restore** **<color green>​Registry Data Keys</​color>​**,​ or use **File > Import/​Export > Export > User Credentials** on main PC and **File > Import/​Export > Import > User Credentials** on other PC to transfer the **FH User Credentials.fhcrd** file.+To ensure [[How to:Internet Data Matches]] are synchronised in {{fh}} ​**V6** or later, then either use the **[[fhcalico>​pluginstore/​plugin-entry?​id=223|Backup and Restore Family Historian Settings]]** Plugin to **Restore** **<color green>​Registry Data Keys</​color>​**,​ or use **File > Import/​Export > Export > User Credentials** on main PC and **File > Import/​Export > Import > User Credentials** on other PC to transfer the **FH User Credentials.fhcrd** file.
  
 For advanced PC users see the **[[Link Shell Extension]]** or **[[Windows Directory Junctions]]** for ways to include individual **Projects**,​ or customised **Queries**,​ **Text Schemes**, or any other folders within the **Google Drive** folder. For advanced PC users see the **[[Link Shell Extension]]** or **[[Windows Directory Junctions]]** for ways to include individual **Projects**,​ or customised **Queries**,​ **Text Schemes**, or any other folders within the **Google Drive** folder.