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I've been working a lot on my world on my computer in single player mode. My dad got me a server and so I want to transfer my world onto my server. How is this possible?

I noticed that in %appdata%\roaming\.minecraft\saves, the directories in there look a lot like the world directory on my server. Can I simply transfer my saves directory to my server?

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Hi Ken, and welcome to Arqade! I think your question's already been answered; please see the responses to this question. – Schism Nov 24 '12 at 4:39
Yep, drag and drop and you're ready to go. – SevenSidedDie Nov 24 '12 at 4:46
Is this a server that you bought or a server that is running off of a computer you have access to? – Jeffrey Lin Nov 24 '12 at 16:48
@JeffreyLin - my dad rented me a server at Thanks others. – Ken Mueller Nov 25 '12 at 3:59
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I wanted to create a flat land multiplayer bukkit server, perfect for building. I was able to. Yes, there are saves in %appdata%\roaming.minecraft\saves that you can use. All you need to do is drop it into the server folder after you have createde it and specify the in the server config file (World_Name=) and write the name of you world.

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