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Recently moved my wife's content and settings from a white Macbook to an Intel-based Macbook pro.
So when I went to open her contacts database created in Filemaker Pro 6, no dice, since that is a PowerPC-based program.
And if I try using the later-version trial I got from Filemaker, it's Catch 22 time all over again, since I cannot import the file without having a working version of Filemaker Pro 6.

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I assume that the primary goal is recovery of data, not necessarily getting v6 to run. Correct? – patrix Feb 24 '13 at 8:37

According to this article in the Filemaker support database, you should be able to recover your data by converting the v6 database with FileMaker Pro 11 first.

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