Data Migration revisited : Solving Tally Data Migration problems

Tally users who are shifting form older versions to newer version are facing problems while migrating data. In some cases data is not migrated successfully. It is unfortunate with me that when ever i have tried to migrate data it has always finished successfully. Let me share some tips regarding data migrations from one version to another.

Migrating from Tally 4.5 to Tally 5.4, 6.3 or 7.2 The process has been discussed in my earlier post on Data Migration from Tally 4.5 to Tally 7.2. You can download this utility from the download section of the site on the right hand panel. Few things should be taken care.

  • Be sure to extract the zip file in tally 4.5 folder.
  • Edit the setting in .ini file regarding path of data.

After conversion you would find folder names 001 or so according to companies you have converted. These companies are workable in tally 5.4 or Tally 6.3 or Tally 7.2. You have to copy paste them in respective data folders.

Migrating from Tally 7.2 to Tally 9

Migration tool which comes with tally 9 has to be used for this purpose. It is also available on the right hand side bas under download section. Few things have to be taken care here also:-

  • Migration tool works with original license version. First it check the license file and then proceeds.
  • You can migrate from backup taken in Tally 7.2.
  • In case of unsuccessful attempt or error message in migration process you can check migration.err file which is created in same folder after migration process ends
  • migration.log files can also be seen for details of migration process.
  • win 98 can cause you some problem while migrating so xp or xp home is better
Related Readings : Data migration for 4.5 to Tally 7.2, Data Migration FAQ's

Shailendra Yadav

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18 responses:

  1. Anonymous7:06 PM

    It is really very important to do it from Backup data of tally 7.2.

    In case you do it directly from data folder of tally 7.2 there may be some mistakes.

    Of course I did the lazy way, directly from 7.2 data folder and TDS did not function does not matter on any number of support calls I made.

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  2. Hi i am janak. When i am doing migration from tally 7.2 to 9.1 after some time i am receiving error message that :- "exiting Tally internal error software exception c0000005 memory access violation". can any body guide me with this problem.

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  3. Mr. Janak
    First try to rewrite the company in tally 7.2 by pressing Ctrl+Alt+R at company selection menu.
    Then again try to migrate. while migrating insure that tally9 is licensed otherwise it would not migrate

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  4. Anonymous5:40 PM

    Hi,
    I had tally 7.2 installed on my Windows 98. It has stopped working now. I keep getting a message "Software Exception c0000005" memory access violation.
    Reinstalling Tally didn't help.
    Any suggestion.

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  5. Anonymous7:57 PM

    hi.....
    this is nikhil i copied my data from tally 6 to 7.2.....few files when i open...they show me....software exception c0000005 memory access violation" contact tally solutions....why this happens..
    pls help.....me.....

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  6. Anonymous6:01 PM

    remove your printer's first then try 005 error is related to printer,s

    if it woks

    say thaks
    sundhar608@gmail.com

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  7. this is shailesh i copied my data from tally in the one company to another company 7.2 few files when i open...they show me....software exception c0000005 memory access violation" contact tally solutions....why this happens..
    And i also reapair but probleam is not solve
    pls help me

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  8. Hi

    I have been working currently on tally 4.5 but in this new financial year i m keen to use tally 9 and i have downloaded the software by net of tally 9 but i have a huge data in tally 4.5 so plz anybody can suggest me that how to migrate tally 4.5 data to tally 9.

    Pls do needfull
    Anand.(Indore)

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  9. Hi

    I have been working currently on tally 4.5 but in this new financial year i m keen to use tally 9 and i have downloaded the software by net of tally 9 but i have a huge data in tally 4.5 so plz anybody can suggest me that how to migrate tally 4.5 data to tally 9.

    Pls do needfull
    Anand.(Indore)

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  10. Anonymous5:11 PM

    Hi vijay here
    i have download tally 9 pirate and start migrate from 7.2 to 9 while doing am getting error
    Failed software exception c0000005

    Can u please help on this.
    Thanks & regard
    vijay kumar
    my email id- prince4vijay@gmail.com

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  11. Anonymous5:11 PM

    Hi vijay here
    i have download tally 9 pirate and start migrate from 7.2 to 9 while doing am getting error
    Failed software exception c0000005

    Can u please help on this.
    Thanks & regard
    vijay kumar
    my email id- prince4vijay@gmail.com

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  12. Anonymous11:08 PM

    internal error: contact tally solutions, software exception c000005 (Memory access violation) while migrating 7.2 - 8.1 in tally

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  13. i am using tally 9 software, voucher date accept only 1st and 2nd, it doesn't accept other date other date like 3, 4, 5, ...etc. contr+A doesnot solve the problem. i am using window 2000. should i change software. please send me solution on my email.
    mdba31@gmail.com

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  14. Hi!
    I am trying my hand on Tally Developer 9. During coding when I CTRL+Click on the included file name, I get this Memory Violation Error.
    Any Idea?
    Help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
    Niaj

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  15. HI!
    i am trying to migrate data from tally 7.2 to tally 9 using tally7.2 migrater.but during the initial stage only it says failed to post to http://127.0.0.1:9130.. plz help me out its very urgent

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  16. Anonymous8:54 AM

    hi, whenever i am trying to convert the data from tally 4.5 to 7 , in the converter it is showing the current period and getting converted successfully but after opening that data in tally 7.2 , it is showing its period as 1900-1909 and sum unknown characters at the last entry , pls help me , i am in deep trouble

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  17. internal error: contact tally solutions, software exception c000005 (Memory access violation) while migrating(or)Exporting 7.2 - 9in tally
    Please help me to solve this problem

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  18. Kamal Chataut10:52 AM

    hi
    i have tally 7.2
    my data is not opened when opening tally showing
    error
    exiting tally
    file: D;/tally/0001/tr01345,500.
    size: 128
    position: 95360
    Chars: 128 (done)
    pls. solved this problem

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