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   * Select components you want to update   * Select components you want to update
     * "​Screen"​ selection makes sense since it will be the last screen we prepared for this profile     * "​Screen"​ selection makes sense since it will be the last screen we prepared for this profile
-    * "​Macros"​ & "​PLC"​ components are compeletely ​up to you. Most likely you did some changes in macros and PLC while the machine setup. In this case you need to keep your files and don't update macros/PLC. You may use macros/PLC update if your machine setup is in progress and you need to rollback to Factory defaults. +    * "​Macros"​ & "​PLC"​ components are completely ​up to you. Most likely you did some changes in macros and PLC while the machine setup. In this case you need to keep your files and don't update macros/PLC. You may use macros/PLC update if your machine setup is still in progress and you need to rollback to Factory defaults. 
-    * Variables - Never update the cnc-variables.xml file because ​it contains all your machine settings like "pulse per mm", motor ouutputs ​configuration,​ input-output assignments etc.+    * Variables - Never update the cnc-variables.xml file unless absolutely necessary since it contains all your machine settings like "pulse per mm", motor outputs ​configuration,​ input-output assignments etc.
   * Press "Load Profile form myCNC Server"​ button"​   * Press "Load Profile form myCNC Server"​ button"​
-  * Confirmation dialog will appear. ​Please check and confirm update.+  * Confirmation dialog will appear. ​Check that everything has been selected correctly ​and confirm ​the update.
  
 {{mycnc:​support:​mycnc-profile-update-002.png}} {{mycnc:​support:​mycnc-profile-update-002.png}}
  
 ====Manual profile update==== ====Manual profile update====
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 In case there is no recently updated version of the profile you are looking for on the server, you can manually download it from the [[https://​www.pv-automation.com/​download|main site]]. Please follow the instructions below to manually update your profile to the latest available version: In case there is no recently updated version of the profile you are looking for on the server, you can manually download it from the [[https://​www.pv-automation.com/​download|main site]]. Please follow the instructions below to manually update your profile to the latest available version:
  
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-2. Copy the archive file that you have downloaded to home .config ​myCNC profiles+2. Copy the archive file that you have downloaded to home/.config/myCNC/profiles
  
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-3. If you would like to keep your preferences from your previous profile, go to that profile'​s folder and copy the **cnc-variables.xml** file over to your Desktop.+3. If you would like to keep your preferences from your previous profile, do not extract the downloaded archive just yet. Instead, go to your old profile'​s folder and copy the **cnc-variables.xml** file over to your Desktop ​(or any other folder where you can temporarily store it during this setup process).
  
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-4. Extract the folder from the copied archive into the Profiles folder. If you want to add your previous settings from Step 3, replace the **cnc-variables.xml** file in your new profile folder with the one that you have copied to your desktop. ​+4. Additionally,​ if you have done any changes to the Hardware/​Software PLCs that you would like to keep, you can go into your old profile folder, and copy the **plc** folder over to your Desktop. Alternatively,​ you can copy the entire profile folder over to the Desktop to have as backup in case you would like to roll back after updating.  
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 +5. Extract the folder from the copied archive into the Profiles folder ​by right-clicking the archive and selecting the '​Extract Here' option, or by double-clicking the archive and extracting it by right-clicking on the folder in the window that appears. If you want to add your previous settings from Steps and 4, replace the **cnc-variables.xml** file in your new profile folder with the one that you have copied to your desktop, and similarly replace the new **plc** folder with your old one
  
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-5. Relaunch myCNC software.+5. Relaunch ​the myCNC application.
  
  
 The manual profile update should now be complete. ​ The manual profile update should now be complete. ​
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