Preset .dat file questions

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Aug 19, 2021 Aug 19, 2021

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I had to wipe my Mac and reinstall everything.

I backed up my preset folders that were located in Library > Application Support > Adobe > Camera Raw > Settings 

1. There were lots of .dat files. Do I need these files copied over to the same location on my new installed Mac?

 

I'm using the latest version of Classic 10.4

Thanks in advance

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Community Expert , Aug 19, 2021 Aug 19, 2021

No. I have deleted ALL the .DAT files in my {Settings} folder (using File Explorer) and Presets work OK. One new .DAT file is created.

 

 

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No. I have deleted ALL the .DAT files in my {Settings} folder (using File Explorer) and Presets work OK. One new .DAT file is created.

 

 

Regards. My System: Lr-Classic 11.5 Photoshop 23.5.1, ACR 14.5, Lightroom 5.5, Lr-iOS 7.0.2, Bridge 12.0.3, Windows-10.

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