The service offers 7 GB of free storage for new users. You can use the space provided to store your backups created by Backup4all. Just back up to the local SkyDrive folder and that will be sync with the online storage space. This way you can access the backup from any location and you also have a second backup copy.
Steps to follow:
- Go to https://skydrive.live.com/ and press the “Sign up” button.
- Follow the steps to create a new account.
- You will receive a confirmation link on the email address you provided. Click that link in order to activate the account.
- Download and install SkyDrive from: https://apps.live.com/skydrive
- During the installation you can indicate the local folder to be sync with Skydrive. By default it is: C:\Users\<user name>\SkyDrive
- Download and install Backup4all from: http://www.backup4all.com/download/setup/b4a-pro.exe
- Create a new backup job from File->New backup.
On the first page, type a name for the backup job and select the SkyDrive folder as backup destination. By default it is: C:\Users\<user name>\SkyDrive. Press Next
- On the second page, add the files and folder you want to backup or select a predefined plugin from the list. Press Next
- Select the backp type you want to use. By default, Incremental type is selected. Press Save and run
Applies to :
- Backup4all 4.x
- SkyDrive 16.x