"no save client data to registry" in SlskQt

I used SoulSeek NS and I export my data folder to other pcs to get "my" SoulSeek. Has the new SoulSeek the same option?

Thank you.

thescarletfire's picture

No. The Qt client stores user data in DAT files so it's easier to backup and restore or move data to a new machine. Much better than NS imo. It stores user list, settings, etc. all in one nice neat file.

where are the DAT files? I don't see them in C:\Program Files\SoulseekQt

MELERIX's picture


in Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\\Local Settings\Application Data\SoulseekQt

thank you :D

(PD: a portable version of Soulseek could be wonderful)

My settings (soulseek-client.dat) are not stored in C:\Documents and Settings\Local Settings\Application Data\SoulseekQt, but in C:\Documents and Settings\Local Settings\Application Data.

Is that a potential problem?

MELERIX's picture

can you show a picture of that ?

Running Qt 2013.11.6. Just moved from a PC running XP, to one running Windows 7. Upload & downloading restored, along with desired settings. Even retained my chat logs. However, even though I moved three .DAT files from Documents & Settings/(My name)/Local Settings/AppData/SoulseekQt on the old machine, to Users/(My Name)/AppData/Local/SoulseekQt, the program doesn't recognize/use any of my user lists, or wish list searches. How can I restore those?