How to use and configure the Startup feature in Backup4all

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Jul 12, 2018

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How to use and configure the Startup feature in Backup4all

The Startup page of the Options window (accessible from the Tools, Options menu item) contains startup related settings of the program.

On this page:

startup options

Startup and tray

Start at Windows startup

If checked the program is started when Windows starts using the window state set in the Visualization mode group. By default this option is not checked.

Show "Getting Started"
If checked, the "Getting Started" window is displayed when you start Backup4all.

Show tray icon
If checked the program icon is displayed in the Taskbar Notification Area.

Minimize to tray
Check this option if you want to show Backup4all in the taskbar tray when the application is minimized. If unchecked, the application is minimized normally to the Windows taskbar. By default this option is not checked.

Close to tray
Check this option if you want to show Backup4all in the taskbar tray even when you close it from the File -> Exit menu or the title bar close button. If unchecked, Backup4all will terminate when you exit the application. By default this option is not checked.

Show errors in tray
The error icon appears when the application is minimized to tray and a backup had errors. The error icon will blink over the default Backup4all tray icon. Uncheck this option if you do not want to see the error icon in the tray. By default this option is checked.

Visualization mode

Manual Run
You can select the way Backup4all's main window will be displayed after a normal startup. The options are: Last window state, Normal and Maximized.

Windows Startup
You can select the way Backup4all's main window will be displayed after Windows starts. The options are: Last window state, Minimized, Normal, Maximized and Tray (if the Show tray icon option is checked). This setting is available only if Start at Windows startup is checked.

Scheduled Startup
You can select the way Backup4all's main window will be displayed when a scheduled backup starts it. The options are: Last window state, Minimized, Normal, Maximized and Tray (if the Show tray icon option is checked).



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