After logging in BACKmeUP client software, the user can decide whether to use the Classic View (from the dropdown on the top right corner of the software display screen) or the Wizard View, which is the default view after logging in.
a) Wizard View
After logging in, application screen consists of four different functions. To find the files which need to be backed up online, select the “Backup Online” option. You can then choose from the tree view which is all the files which have to be backed up. Since it is not advisable to back up system files and folders, make sure that you take time to scroll through the tree view to actually select data files that are important for backup.
b) Classic View
The Classic View offers three different modes for selecting files that need to be backed up. After logging in, click on Classic View from the “Advanced” menu on the top right corner of the application display. In the Classic view, navigate to Backup Mode. There are three different ways to look for data that need to be backed up.
- Drag and Drop Feature
Allows to ‘drag and drop’ a file or folder for backup.
- Explore computer
Provides a directory tree view from which files and folders for back up can be selected.
- Search for files
This mode allows you to look for files with specific file extensions. A wide range of selection is available here.
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