How to reinstall WKO4 and/or save the WKO4 data folder when reinstalling

If you need to reinstall WKO4 due to changes in hardware or repairs to your operating system, you'll want to save your WKO4 folder in order to avoid reloading all your data. It's pretty simple to do; here's how.  

Uninstall/Reinstall on a PC

  1. Open WKO4.
  2. Click on the Help menu in the PC Bar and click Locations>Data Store. This will open the folder containing your data folder; leave it open and return to WKO4.
  3. Click on the Help menu in the PC Bar again and click ACTIVATE. 
  4. In the activation window, click Deactivate WKO4. This will close WKO4.
  5. In the folder opened previously, rename your data folder from WKO4 to something like "WKO4 Saved" or similar.
  6. Uninstall WKO4. 
  7. Delete the folder titled "WKO4" in this location: OS (C:) > Users > UserName > AppData > Local.
  8. Reinstall WKO4 here: http://home.trainingpeaks.com/wko4/downloadtrial.
  9. During setup, select "Install from New" and set up yourself as the initial athlete; do not install from WKO+3 or TrainingPeaks.com.
  10. Enter your license key when prompted.

        If you need to use your saved data folder in the new installation, here's how:

  1. When WKO4 launches, click Tools>Preferences.
  2. In the Preferences window, click the data store location browse button and select the folder you renamed earlier.
  3. Close WKO4 and reopen it. Give it time to calculate and load all the data.

Uninstall/Reinstall on a Mac

  1. Open WKO4.
  2. Click on the Help menu in the Mac Bar and click Locations>Data Store. This will open the folder containing your data folder; leave it open and return to WKO4.
  3. Click on the WKO4 menu in the Mac Bar and click Activate.
  4. In the activation window, click Deactivate WKO4. This will close WKO4.
  5. In the folder opened previously, rename your data folder from WKO4 to something like "WKO4 Saved" or similar.
  6. Navigate to the Applications folder and drag WKO4 to the trash bin.
  7. Reinstall WKO4 here: http://home.trainingpeaks.com/wko4/downloadtrial.
  8. During setup, select "Install from New" and set up yourself as the initial athlete; do not install from WKO+3 or TrainingPeaks.com.
  9. Enter your license key when prompted.

        If you need to use your saved data folder in the new installation, here's how:

  1. When WKO4 launches, click the WKO4 menu in the Mac Bar and click Preferences.
  2. In the Preferences window, click the data store location browse button and select the folder you renamed earlier.
  3. Close WKO4 and reopen it. Give it time to calculate and load all the data.

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