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When logging into the client software, select “Backup Online”. If the backup set remains the same and you only wish to change the schedule, then do not have to do anything on step 1. Click next and move on to step 2. This is where you can change the time, frequency of a scheduled backup. Click on Next once the correct settings have been entered.
You can check the status of your BACKmeUP Scheduled Backup by looking at Windows Scheduled tasks. This is the repository of all scheduled tasks on a computer. You can get to the Windows Scheduled Tasks in Windows XP by navigating to Start -> Program Files -> Accessories -> System Tools -> Scheduled Tasks.
If you have correctly scheduled a backup with BACKmeUP, there will be an icon with the BACKmeUP logo sitting there. Right click and view properties.
This screen appears if the “Run backup even when user is not logged on” is checked on Step 2 when creating a backup from the Wizard View. These credentials are your Windows environment username and password and not your BACKmeUPUsername and Password. This is an advanced option which is useful for unattended computers like servers. This option is not required by normal users using BACKmeUP on a standalone computer.
After logging in the client software, you can set up a scheduled back up through the following steps:
1) Select “Backup Online” and select the files you need to backup
2) On the step 2 screen, select “Run scheduled backup automatically without user intervention”
3) The other checkbox “Run backup even when user is not logged on» is an advanced setting and is usually useful for server environment. Normal users need not select this option.
4) Click on next, and key in an email address if you require a backup report.
No, entire folders contents can be selected for backup by checking the text box of the folder itself. This also automatically includes any files that are subsequently added to the folder.
A – If you want to backup a .PST in Windows Vista and later:
1 – Open the BACKmeUPClient software in
2 – Click Backup Online in the Wizard
3 – Expand the C:\ drive
4 – Expand Users folder
5 – Expand App Data folder
6 – Expand Local
7 – Expand Microsoft
8 – Check the box next to Outlook folder
B – If you want to backup a .PST in Windows XP or Windows Server 2003:
1 – Open the BACKmeUPClient Software
2 – Click Backup Online
3 – Expand the C:\ drive
4 – Expand the Documents and Settings folder
5 – Expand the Local Settings folders
6 – Expand the Application Data folder
7 – Expand the Microsoft folder
8 – Check the box next to the Outlook folder
By default, Outlook .pst files are hidden files. On Windows XP, they are usually located in the C:\Documents and settings\\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook folder.
On Windows Vista, Outlook files are usually located in C:\Users\\App Data\Local\Microsoft\Outlook folder.
You can look for files to back up through the ‘Backup Online’ Wizard option which you can launch after logging in the client software. On step 1 of the wizard, a tree view of the computer’s directory is available for file selection. You can also search for files. After logging in to the client software, on the top right corner of the application display go to ‘Advanced’ menu, select Classic View. Navigate to the Backup Mode and to ‘Search for files’. Look up in the directory for C drive (Most of the .pst files are hidden files) and select the .pst extension.
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.