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Post Posted September 5th, 2020, 3:59 pm

hi there

I am running win 10 desktop and TB version 68.11.0

I have the option checked to check for updates but to let me choose whether or not to install them.

But when I restart or start TB it automatically installs a new version.

The problem for me is that I have TB ver 68.11.0 on my principal desktop, and when I do a hekasoft backup and try to restore it on my reserve computer a laptop, it doesnt work because the laptop now has a later version.

How do I stop the laptop TB version from installing please?

On the laptop I go to About TB, and it says currently on release update channel, and there is a button that says "restart to update TB"

On the desktop, going to About TB, it says I am currently on the release update channel, and there is a button that says "update to 68.12.0" but it doesn't which is my preference because of backup and restore issues

thank you
have a super long weekend
cheers
peter

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Post Posted September 6th, 2020, 3:54 am

Search for and rename the program file MAINTENANCESERVICE.EXE as described in this article --
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/startu ... 27133.html

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Post Posted September 6th, 2020, 6:05 am

hey there somewhere on the right coast <smiles>

thanks again Dan

I renamed the file to old maintenanceservice.exe

There is another file called maintenanceservice _installer.exe
Should I rename that also?

Although I have the option selected on the laptop to allow TB to downlaod updates but to ask me if I want to install it, the TB never the less went ahead and installed the latest version irregardless to version 68.12.0

Thankfully this is the same version as my desktop computer

I'll see what happens when I do the hekasoft back up and try to do the restore on the laptop <smiles>

thanks m8
cheers
peter

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Post Posted September 6th, 2020, 6:19 am

I renamed the file to old maintenanceservice.exe

I would change that file name to maintenanceserviceexe.old so that Windows will not see that as an executable file.

There is another file called maintenanceservice _installer.exe
Should I rename that also?

That might be a good idea.

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Post Posted September 6th, 2020, 6:23 am

will do as you suggest

will advise later today how it worked out

have a super long weekend, and thanks again

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Post Posted September 6th, 2020, 6:27 am

You too, Peter.

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Post Posted September 6th, 2020, 8:47 am

hi Dan

restore worked flawlessly, no issues with version conflicts,

thank you again

How do you know all these things?
you are awesome
AND extremely helpful & patient, and as we say back home, your blood is worth bottling m8 ( highest possible compliment )

peter

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Post Posted September 6th, 2020, 9:01 am

Hi Peter,
With all the info. that Dan has been posting for you over the years,
you should be able to fix most of your problems yourself.
I hope that you've been taking notes. :)

Stay safe Peter.
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Post Posted September 6th, 2020, 9:11 am

[quote]AND extremely helpful & patient, and as we say back home, your blood is worth bottling m8 ( highest possible compliment)/quote]

That's kind of you to say, Peter.
It's just 16 years of being on the forums and seeing what works for others...that and being blessed with a memory that is just beginning to fade. Um, what was your question? :D

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Post Posted September 6th, 2020, 10:19 am

Mr. L

the same goes for you to m8
Both you guys are super fellas.
AND, I keep all answers to questions asked, all the way back to 'when"

my problem is that there are always new questions and new problems
best wishes
and thank you both for everything the past 16 years or so
cheers
peter

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