How to recover missing SABnzbd queue

Occasionally SABnzbd may totally lose it queued downloads, if that happens you will likely seem something like this in the error logs:

When Type Warning
2012-06-18 08:30:54,999
ERROR: Loading C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\sabnzbd\admin\queue9.sab failed

2012-06-18 08:30:54,999
ERROR: Loading C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\sabnzbd\admin\postproc1.sab failed

2012-06-18 08:30:54,874
ERROR: Loading C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\sabnzbd\admin\totals9.sab failed

Thankfully, here is a simple solution that will normally recover your queue!

  1. Load the SABnzbd web interface
  2. Click the ‘Status‘ link near the top left of the screen
  3. Choose the ‘Queue repair’ tab
  4. Press the ‘Repair‘ button
  5. Voila, that’s all there is to it!

Screenshot showing the 'Repair' button in the sabnzbd interface



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