Move Backup4all to a new computer

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Adrian (Softland)
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Move Backup4all to a new computer

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Question:
How do I move Backup4all to a new computer?

Answer:
Please follow these steps:
1. Install on the new computer the trial version without registering it.
2. Move your backups (.bkc files and zip files) to the new computer if they are located on the old computer's hdd.
3. Open the .bkc files on the new computer to recreate the backup configurations.
4. Uninstall Backup4all from the old computer.
5. Register Backup4all on the new computer.
Do you know you can monitor your backups remotely with Backup4all Monitor? You can read more here: https://www.backup4all.com/backup4all-monitor.html

Adrian (Softland)
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Re: Move Backup4all to a new computer

Post by Adrian (Softland) »

For Backup4all 5, please follow these steps:
1. Install Backup4all as trial on the new computer.
2. Open the .bkc catalog files from the backup destination. The backup jobs will be recreated in Backup4all.
3. On the old computer, go to File->Help and deactivate Backup4all.
4. Uninstall Backup4all from the old computer.
5. Activate Backup4all on the new computer.

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