WinZip Plugin

WinZip backup plugin only works with Backup4all.


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WinZip - Backup Plugin

WinZip is the most popular compression utility that archives data in non-proprietary formats such as ZIP, ZIPX, 7Zip and others. This plugin will back-up WinZip settings.

How to download and install the WinZip backup plugin
Right click the following WinZip.xml file and select Save Target As (Save Link As in FireFox): WinZip.xml
After the download is finished, follow these steps to install the WinZip plugin in Backup4all:

For Backup4all 4:

  1. Open Backup4all and select Tools->Plugins.
  2. Press Add
  3. Browse to the location where the plugin was saved (usually the desktop), select WinZip**.xml and press Open**.

For Backup4all 3:

  1. Open Backup4all and select Tools->Install Plugin.
  2. Browse to the location where the plugin was saved (usually the desktop), select WinZip.xml and click Open.

How to use the WinZip backup plugin
After the plugin is installed, in Backup4all in the Predefined Backup drop-down list WinZip will be included too. To create a new backup job for WinZip based on this plugin:

For Backup4all 4:

  1. Open Backup4all and select File->New Backup (Ctrl+N).
  2. On the first page enter a name for the backup in the Name field.
  3. Select a destination for the backup. Click Next.
  4. From the Selection of files and folders drop-down list, select WinZip.
  5. You will see a list of the items to be backed up. You can clear (un-check) the items that you do not want to back up. Click Next.
  6. On the next page, select the backup type. Full or Mirror type is recommended.
  7. Click Save, then Save and run.

For Backup4all 3:

  1. Open Backup4all and select File->New Backup Wizard (Ctrl+N).
  2. On the General page enter a name for the backup in the Name field.
  3. From the Predefined Backup drop-down list, select WinZip. Click Next.
  4. On the Sources page, you will see a list of the items to be backed up. You can clear (un-check) the items that you do not want to back up. Click Next.
  5. On the Destination page, select a destination for the backup. Click Next.
  6. On the Type page, select the backup type. The Full or Mirror type is recommended.
  7. Click Finish. The new backup job will appear in the backup list.
  8. Press Backup (F6) to start backing up WinZip.

Raw Plugin (XML) Code: WinZip.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<b4asource version="1.0">
  <!--Program unique ID (GUID)-->
  <id>{ED2107BC-216B-493C-A28F-DEB2C7769EE2}</id>
  <!--Program name-->
  <name>WinZip</name>
  <!--Executable file path-->
  <exepath type="0"/>
  <!--Minimum and maximum versions for which the backup was tested-->
  <minversion/>
  <maxversion/>
  <!--Information about the plugin author-->
  <author>
    <name>Softland</name>
    <email>support@backup4all.com</email>
    <website>http://www.backup4all.com</website>
  </author>
  <!--Variables used in the XML file-->
  <variables>
    <!--If type="reg" then the value will be read from the registry-->
  </variables>
  <!--The backup sources-->
  <sources>
    <source name="WinZip" type="registry">
      <registry path="HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Nico Mak Computing" recursive="true"/>
    </source>
    <source name="Folder" type="folder">
      <folder>C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\WinZip</folder>
    </source>
  </sources>
</b4asource>

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