How to activate Backup4all online

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How to activate Backup4all online

After purchasing a license for Backup4all you have to activate it. Activation allows verifying that your copy of is genuine and that it hasn't been used on more computers than the number of licenses purchased. It prevents this way software counterfeiting (intentional or unintentional).

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When you first start Backup4all the activation wizard window will be displayed. This will give you the option to purchase the program (if you haven't already done so), activate it (if you've already purchased a license) or start a free 30 day trial.

After you purchase a license you will receive an email with your licensing information. Using the product key received via email you can easily activate Backup4all automatically if your computer is connected to the Internet. During the activation process, your license key is verified online and after it is detected as valid you can start using Backup4all. If you don't have an Internet connection, you can activate Backup4all manually.

Backup4all 7 - automatic online activation

Follow the steps below to activate Backup4all 7 online:

  1. Open Backup4all 7. The Activate application window will appear and you need to press the Enter product key button. If you previously used the trial, you need to open the activation window from File -> Licensing, by pressing the Enter product key button.
    Backup4all 7 - Online Activation 1

  2. In the Activate application window, you need to enter the Product key received by email after purchasing Backup4all 7. Optionally you can enter your First name, Last name, Email and Comments. The Activate button is greyed out until you check the I agree to the terms of the Privacy Policy option. Once checked you can press the Activate button. A message will be shown with the result of the activation.
    Backup4all 7 - Online Activation 2

  3. You can also watch the video tutorial below for details regarding the online activation of Backup4all 7:

Backup4all 7 - scheduled activation

Backup4all also reactivates the license automatically every 30 days. If the main interface of Backup4all is not used at least one time a month, the reactivation will not be done automatically and any scheduled jobs running in the meantime will also stop running. Thus, if you do not want to open the main window at least once a month, you can create a scheduled task that will reactivate Backup4all 7 auotmatically.
To create a scheduled task just open Control Panel and then click on Task Scheduler.

The command line to be used for the scheduled task is this: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Softland\Backup4all 7\backup4all.exe" -register

Backup4all 6 - automatic online activation

Follow the steps below to activate Backup4all 6 online:

  1. Open Backup4all 6. The Activate application window will appear and you need to press Enter key button. If you previously used the trial, you need to open the activation window from File -> Licensing, by pressing the Enter product key button.
    Backup4all 6 - Online Activation 1

  2. In the Activate application window, you need to enter the Product key received by email after purchasing Backup4all 6. For Registration name you can use any name you like (your name, company name, computer name and so on). Then press the Activate button.
    Backup4all 6 - Online Activation 2

  3. A message will be shown that the application was activated. You can also watch the video tutorial below for details regarding the online activation:

Backup4all 6 - scheduled activation

If the main interface of Backup4all is not used at least one time a month, the reactivation will not be done automatically. The scheduled jobs running in the meantime could be affected. That is why you should create a scheduled task for Backup4all 6 to run every month and just reactivate it. The task can be created in Control Panel -> Task Scheduler.

The command line to be used is: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Softland\Backup4all 6\backup4all.exe" -register

Backup4all 5 - automatic online activation

Follow the steps below to activate Backup4all 5 online:

  1. Open Backup4all. The Activate application window will appear and you need to press Already bought button. If you previously used the trial, you need to open the activation window from File -> Help, by pressing the Enter product key button.
    Backup4all 5 - Online Activation 1

  2. In the Activation window, you need to enter the Product key you received by email after purchasing Backup4all. For Registration name you can use any name you like (your name, company name, computer name and so on). Then press the Activate online button.
    Backup4all 5 - Online Activation 2

  3. A message will be shown that the application was activated. You can also watch the video tutorial below for details regarding the online activation:

Backup4all 5 - scheduled activation

If the main interface of Backup4all is not used at least one time a month, the reactivation will not be done automatically. The scheduled jobs running in the meantime could be affected. That is why you should create a scheduled task for Backup4all to run every month and just reactivate it. The task can be created in Control Panel -> Task Scheduler.

The command line to be used is: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Softland\Backup4all 5\backup4all.exe" -register

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