ChiefUserEldon

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I have Chiefarchitect Premier X5 and was trying to transfer it from my laptop back to my desk top HP computer and keep getting this problem, if I pull up an old finished plan it works great but when I click on New Plan I keep getting this warning window saying the default template plan "Profile.plan" was not found.  A new plan will be created without using a template.

When that happens there are a lot of the drawing program that does not work.  I have transferred before back and forth and it always worked but this time it does not, I went through the downloading the program but it didn't help, I thought mabe it was my windows 8.1 so I installed windows 10 and that didn't help any so if anybody can help me I surely would appreciate it.  I started with Chief Architect #3 since I was a custom homebuilder for 48 yrs but retired sometime ago but still drawing plans for customers and need it pretty bad. Thanks Eldon

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Try Renaming the Templates Folder in the Chief Data Folder to Templates-OLD and then when you restart Chief , it should notice the Template folder is missing and make you a new copy from the Programs Folder it has as a backup.

 

Then goto Preferences and make sure per the PDF linked BELOW that when you click the browse button it is finding the Profile.Plan

in the Chief Data Folder>Templates Folder .

 

https://www.chiefarchitect.com/support/article/KB-00333/restoring-the-default-plan-and-layout-template.html

 

The DATAS folder for each Version of Chief is in you "My Documents" Folder  or plain Documents in Win 10

 

ie :  C:\Users\YOURNAME\Chief Architect Premier X5 Data\Templates

 

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