thanks for your message. i have a sierra generations 8.0 program on my old gateway windows 98 system and when i save or burn a backup, the program opens but all my familt tree data will not open up or show up/ is this the same problem you are having. my new e-machine is the one i want my data put onto. i can.t even share my family tree info with other family members. hope you or some one out their can help. thanks.