1. BBIsTheBest's Avatar
    Hi guys, I also had to downgrade from OS 2 beta , and got a media only backup as was instructed here as the full backup is not compatible with os 1.x . But I get the same incompatibility issue with the media backup as well.

    Is there anyway to open the backup file through some program and extract the files i want?
    or any other workaround ?
    01-27-12 10:36 PM
  2. peter9477's Avatar
    The backup is a zip file which contains among other things some "tar" files. I haven't bothered doing a media backup myself, but I expect it is done the same way as the other two. The tar format is pretty conventional (Unix command line stuff) so there ought to be simple free utilities that can work with it on your own computer.
    01-27-12 11:45 PM
  3. FF22's Avatar
    And in fact, I just (well, took a half hour to find an app that could open such a large "zip" (xxx.bbb) file) and my c: drive ran out of space) I verified the the MUSIC and other media are in there. I copied out Songs of the Auvergne.
    01-28-12 10:13 AM
  4. BBIsTheBest's Avatar
    Can u send me a link to the app u used pls.
    01-28-12 08:44 PM
  5. taylortbb's Avatar
    I'd check out 7zip, assuming you're on Windows.

    1) Rename the .bbb file to .zip and open with 7zip.
    2) Extract .tar from .zip file.
    3) Use 7zip to open .tar file, you'll find your media inside.
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    01-28-12 08:52 PM
  6. BBIsTheBest's Avatar
    Thanks mate , I'd try that , yes I'm on windows.
    01-28-12 08:54 PM
  7. BBIsTheBest's Avatar
    Thanks guys , that worked.
    01-28-12 09:10 PM