Cubit Estimating Database Restore


When you are migrating your data from 1 device to another, we recommend creating a Cubit Database backup and restoring this backup to your new device.

To get more information on how to create a database backup, click here.

Note: You will need to have the same Cubit version installed on your device as the version of Cubit the database backup was created.

To restore your Cubit Database backup file, please do the following:

1. Right-click on your Cubit Estimating icon and select Open file location. It will access C:\Program Files\Buildsoft\Cubit folder. 


Fig 1. File Location

2. Run Cubit Management.exe to open Cubit Management Console.


Fig 2. Cubit Estimating Management Shortcut

3. On the Cubit Management Console window, click Restore 


Fig 3. Restore from Cubit Management Console

4. Click Browse…  and will allow you to select the location where your .cbk backup file is saved. Click Restore.

Fig 4. Restore

The database backup will begin to restore. Once the process has completed, you will be notified by the below window. Click Cancel to close this window. You can then close down the Cubit Estimating Management Console.


Fig 4. Successful Restore


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