This article shows how to create a differential backup of the given sources to a specified destination using Backup4all. The current method can be extended to other sources and destinations supported by Backup4all.
This backup article explains how to backup Outlook Express emails and settings, not Microsoft Outlook. Outlook Express emails are stored in .dbx files. For each folder in Outlook Express a .dbx file is assigned.
Options on this page affect the way a particular backup job is executed. Options that are marked with (*) might not be available in your edition - check Feature Matrix for detailed information on differences between editions.
Before purchasing a license and activating it online you have the option of testing it for free. The trial version has the same features as the paid version and it will work for 30 days. To continue using it after the trial expires, you will have to purchase a license and activate it. Once the program is activated, you will be able to continue using Backup4all without having to reconfigure anything extra.
This article provides information on how to back-up Microsoft Outlook automatically or manually. If you are actively using Outlook and rely on it for most of your communications, schedules and contact management, then you realize how important it is to have all that data stored safely.
OneDrive (previously SkyDrive, Windows Live SkyDrive, and Windows Live Folders) is a file hosting service offered by Microsoft, that allows users to store files and folders in the cloud. The files can be easily accessed later from any other computer connected to internet. There are two account types: OneDrive personal account and OneDrive business account which offers much more storage space. Backup4all supports both account types.
This article shows you how to use this section to set email notifications to be sent when the backup is finished. There are three types of email notifications depending on the backup status: success, warning and error email notifications.
The Backup list is the section visible in the middle column of the main window. It contains all the backup jobs defined that can be grouped into tags for easy handling. You can drag and drop backups in the list to re-order them.
This article explains how to back up Outlook.com (former Hotmail) emails with Backup4all. You can back up your Outlook.com emails by using Microsoft Outlook, Windows Mail or Thunderbird with the corresponding Backup4all plugin.
You can backup your data from external drives using Backup4all. If you have multiple computers in your network and want to back up all of them from the server, you can set up the backup using Backup4all. Network administrators can install Backup4all on a single computer using a single registration key. All workstations can be backed up from there.
FTP backup is supported by Backup4all. You can backup your data to a remote computer or device using FTP (File Transfer Protocol) connection. This is a practical remote backup destination as it allows you to store important files offsite. It can be considered as an additional protection against data loss as the result of hardware failure or other disasters.
You can backup your data to a USB drive or from a USB drive using Backup4all. This is a practical backup destination as it allows you to store important files to external devices, offering increased portability. It can be considered as an additional protection against data loss as the result of hardware failure or other disasters.
This article will show you how to download, install and use backup plugins in Backup4all. There are currently over 100 free backup plugins that you can load in Backup4all and easily back-up specific apps and data sets. You can also create your own backup plugins using the Plugin Creator.
This article will show you how to change the backup job's name, tag or icon. All these 3 items can be changed from the same location if you open Backup Properties (Ctrl+P) and go to the General page. This page defines the appearance of the backup jobs in the backup list.
FBackup is a freeware backup program developed by Softland, the same company that makes Backup4all. FBackup has limited features in comparison to Backup4all, thus if you need the extra features you can upgrade to it. This article explains how you can import the backup jobs (and schedulers) in Backup4all from FBackup.
On the Compression page, you can set different compression levels for backup and you can also configure the compression and encryption settings. This page can be accessed if you go to Backup Properties -> Compression.
This article explains how to backup the Bookmarks/Favorites folder for the most popular browsers. Each browser has a different location where the bookmarks are stored. In order to back-up the favorites, you will need to manually copy that folder or use a backup program to back them up automatically.
This article will show you how to back up your Twitter account using Backup4all. The backup will include: Followers, Friends, Favorites, Your Tweets, Direct Messages. You first need to download the Twitter followers, friends, favorites, tweets and direct messages to your computer using Tweetake.
Some USB enclosures have a button to start the execution of an associated program. If you have such a device, you can configure Backup4all to execute a backup job or a backup tag when this button is pressed. If your One Touch Backup device is not detected by Backup4all, you could use the command line parameters to create a command that can be associated to the One Touch button of your device.
If your computer was turned off during the backup time, the scheduled backups won't run. In this case, a solution is to configure the scheduler to start the backup as soon as possible after a scheduled start is missed.