Livescribe Desktop Configurator v2

Livescribe Desktop Configurator v2: Allows you to configure hidden options of Livescribe Desktop v2.x for Windows.
You may then change the data storage folder location.

If you want to use Livescribe Desktop at work, use it on multiple computers, and store your data on a safe drive, this software is for you !



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Download

IMPORTANT: You must download, install and have started Livescribe Desktop v2.x for Windows at least once before using this software.

Click here to DOWNLOAD Livescribe Desktop Configurator for Windows
DOWNLOAD Livescribe Desktop Configurator v2 for Windows - Screenshot Move Storage Folder DOWNLOAD Livescribe Desktop Configurator v2 for Windows - Screenshot Switch Storage Folder

Make sure you have Microsoft .NET 3.5 SP1 installed, click here for .NET 3.5 SP1 download

Version: 2.0

Publication date: 28/01/2010

Compatibility:
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP. (32 and 64bits)
Livescribe Desktop 2.x

Warranty/Support: Hummm, none... use it at your own risk.

Disclosure: There is no relation between us and Livescribe, don't ask Livescribe for support, don't bother them about this software. I'm pretty sure that this software avoids Livescribe's warranty.

License: Free (public domain) software under WTFPL

Source Code: This is a Visual Studio 2008 (C# Express) project clic here to download the source-code


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Known Limitations



Usage

Use case: Change the Livescribe Desktop data storage folder location

  1. IMPORTANT: Backup your Livescribe Desktop data storage folder (just in case...) (the livescribe folder is located in '%LOCALAPPDATA%\Livescribe\Desktop').
  2. Install and start this software.
  3. Select the "Storage Folder" tab.
  4. Select the "Move" sub-tab.
  5. Click on "Move Livescribe Desktop data storage folder to a new location"
  6. Select a folder where you want your Livescribe data to be stored.
    Note: It must be empty, you can create a new one by pressing on the "Make new folder" button.
  7. Restart Livescribe Desktop, and check that your notebooks are in the left "Library" tab.
  8. You may also want to check that the files where moved by exploring the new folder location, use windows explorer.

Use case: Share the same the Livescribe Desktop data storage folder between multiple computers

Known limitation: This will not allow you to merge serveral already existing datas from multiple Livescribe Desktop data storage folders into one.
WARNING: Simultaneous usage of the same data folder has not been tested deeply, it 'seems' to work but be aware that you may corrupt your data folder. Try it at your own risk!
  1. IMPORTANT: Backup all your Livescribe Desktop data storage folder (just in case...) (the livescribe folder is located in '%LOCALAPPDATA%\Livescribe\Desktop', this for each computer).
  2. On the 1st computer, the one from which you want to re-use the data
    1. Install and start this software.
    2. Select the "Storage Folder" tab.
    3. Select the "Move" sub-tab.
    4. Click on "Move Livescribe Desktop data storage folder to a new location"
    5. Select a folder that is common to the multiple computers where you want your Livescribe data to be stored.
      Tip: You can use a mapped drive or a USB drive.
    6. Note: It must be empty, you can create a new one by pressing on the "Make new folder" button.
    7. Restart Livescribe Desktop, and check that your notebooks are in the left "Library" tab.
    8. You may also want to check that the files where moved by exploring the new folder location, use windows explorer.
  3. On the other computers
    1. Install and start this software.
    2. Select the "Storage Folder" tab.
    3. Select the "Switch" sub-tab.
    4. Click on "Switch to another Livescribe Desktop data storage folder location"
    5. Select the folder that is common to the multiple computers where the Livescribe data is stored.
      Note: It's the one you selected on the 1st computer, for example the mapped drive or USB drive.
    6. Restart Livescribe Desktop, and check that your notebooks are in the left "Library" tab.

Use case: Create a new collaborative storage folder between multiple computers, and switch between you private one and this new share

WARNING: Simultaneous usage of the same data folder has not been tested deeply, it 'seems' to work but be aware that you may corrupt your data folder. Try it at your own risk!
  1. IMPORTANT: Backup all your Livescribe Desktop data storage folder (just in case...) (the livescribe folder is located in '%LOCALAPPDATA%\Livescribe\Desktop', this for each computer).
  2. On the 1st computer
    1. Install and start this software.
    2. Select the "Storage Folder" tab.
    3. Select the "Switch" sub-tab.
    4. Click on "Switch to another Livescribe Desktop data storage folder location"
    5. Select a folder that is common to the multiple computers where you want your Livescribe data to be stored.
      Tip: You can use a mapped drive.
    6. Note: It must be empty, you can create a new one by pressing on the "Make new folder" button.
    7. Restart Livescribe Desktop, and check that your notebooks are in the left "Library" tab.
    8. You may also want to check that the files where moved by exploring the new folder location, use windows explorer.
  3. On the other computers
    1. Install and start this software.
    2. Select the "Storage Folder" tab.
    3. Select the "Switch" sub-tab.
    4. Click on "Switch to another Livescribe Desktop data storage folder location"
    5. Select the folder that is common to the multiple computers where the Livescribe data is stored.
      Note: It's the one you selected on the 1st computer, for example the mapped drive.
    6. Restart Livescribe Desktop, and check that your notebooks are in the left "Library" tab.
  4. On all computers, you can switch from your personal to the private data folder (and vice/versa)
    1. Start this software.
    2. Select the "Storage Folder" tab.
    3. Select the "Switch" sub-tab.
    4. Click on "Switch to another Livescribe Desktop data storage folder location"
    5. Select the storage folder that you want to use.
      Note: It can be your personal one (for example located in '%LOCALAPPDATA%\Livescribe\Desktop', or the shared that is the one you selected on the 1st computer, for example the mapped drive.
    6. Restart Livescribe Desktop, and check that your personal or shared notebooks are in the left "Library" tab.

Tip

  1. Make sure you have a version of Livescribe Desktop equal or above v2.0.
    Note: In Livescribe Desktop clic "About" in the "Help" menu.

FAQ

  1. Were is the proxy settings tab that existed in Livescribe Desktop Configurator v1 (legacy) ?
    Answer: It has been removed because Livescribe Desktop v2.x now supports proxy settings, please refer to Livescribe Desktop User Manual.

Troubleshoot

Installation issues

Some users are facing problems with Microsoft installation process, to solve this you can:
  1. Make sure you have .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 installed, this by performing Windows Update.
  2. Download Livescribe Desktop Configurator executables (no installer) from here
  3. Unzip the content of this file to somewhere like c:\Program Files, and create a shortcut of the .exe that you drop in your start menu

Cannot Start Application

TROUBLESHOOT Screenshot 'Cannot Start Application' If you get the "Cannot Start Application" error while installing, this is a common bug of Microsoft, so please do the following operations:
  1. In windows file explorer, in the navigation bar type:
    "%USERPROFILE%\local settings\Application Data\IsolatedStorage"
    (without the double quotes), and then press enter.
    Then, select all folders you see and delete them (they are just installation temporary files that Microsoft forgot).
  2. Repeat the above operation in:
    "%USERPROFILE%\local settings\Apps\2.0\Data"


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