Legacy to V8.1 upgrade guide


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This only applies you are using appdata prior to 8.x and upgrading from 7 and below.
This writeup is a WIP, consult the forums and discord for further help.

It’s recommended that you have an empty download queue and upload all files before proceeding.
Use the new installer and install 8.1. all apps will need to be reinstalled. You should uninstall nzbhydra2, OrganizrV2, and sonarrbeta, after renaming the appdata folders, see below. Uninstall blitzui.
Use the new installer to install 8.1. run plexguide. Deploy mounts again to get the new blitz. New cmd is blitz, pglog is removed.
If you are trying to use appdata that was initially created before 8.1 then you must run app installers after thatdata is restored, so you can attempt to change your configuration to work.
The apps should automatically migrate. Some of the settings will reset to PG defaults, please double check your configurations afterwards and make your adjustments. Your username/password for apps may be removed...
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