[LMB] AKICOT:L Transferring a Kindle app to a new computer

Harvey Fishman fishman at panix.com
Tue May 1 11:01:40 BST 2018

On Tue, 1 May 2018, M. Haller Yamada wrote:

> I've found plenty of stuff on the internet about transferring old Kindle contents to a new Kindle, but my problem is a little different: I have a 
> Kindle app on a Toshiba Dynabook. And about ten days ago, I spilled a little water onto the broken shift key of said Dynabook. Last time I 
> checked, I could get into the data of the Toshiba Dynabook (with a USB mouse and a USB keyboard), but it's a bit wonky. Sometimes I can't 
> click on the file I want to copy; lots of silly messing around because the keyboard is still interfering.?
> SO, I've got a new computer. I want to transfer my Kindle app contents (complete with annotations) to my new computer. It's possible that I 
> might have a proper back-up (I think I saved the entire C: drive).?
> Can it be done? Or do I need to install a new Kindle app? And what about my annotations? Do I need to tediously copy them, one by one??
> Particularly, I'm worried about the last Penric, because I didn't update the book (when you update the book, you lose the annotations).?
> Has anyone done this??
> And if you think I need to set up Calibre, or some other program, can you point me to an easy beginner tutorial/link/article??
> Thanks so much for any help. I want to get this done in the next two weeks.?
> Micki

Micki, presumably you have an Amazon account. You might try their customer
help desk with this question. The phone is 866-216-1072. In my experience
they are very helpful.


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