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Prey Plugin


Prey backup plugin only works with Backup4all.

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If you already have Backup4all, you can add the Prey backup plugin below.

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Simplified endpoint management with automated security and anti-theft.

About Prey

Prey is a device management and reactive anti-theft solution with 10 years of experience in securing multi-OS phones, laptops, and tablets

How to backup and restore Prey using Backup4all plugin

After you install and configure Prey, you can back it up to move its settings on another computer or to re-configure it after re-installing your system. This is why the plugin to back up Prey is important as it will save you time.
Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the Prey plugin, allows you to back-up the application data files and registry entries.
In order to backup Prey, you have to follow these steps:
  1. Download and install the backup plugin here: Prey backup plugin
  2. After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up Prey. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article:
If you need to restore the Prey files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:
  1. Install Prey and the Prey plugin from here: Prey backup plugin
  2. Open in Backup4all the .bkc catalog file from the destination.
  3. Press the Restore button and follow the wizard steps.

What information is backed up when using the Prey plugin

The backup plugin mentioned above will add as backup sources the following information:
  • Prey setting files
  • Registry settings

Raw Plugin (XML) Code: Prey.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<b4asource version="1.0">
	<!--Program unique ID (GUID)-->
	<!--Program name-->
	<!--Executable file path-->
	<exepath type="0"/>
	<!--Minimum and maximum versions for which the backup was tested-->
	<!--Information about the plugin author-->
		<name>Softland SRL</name>
		<email>[email protected]</email>
	<!--Variables used in the XML file-->
		<!--If type="reg" then the value will be read from the registry-->
	<!--The backup sources-->
		<source name="Prey files" type="folder">
		<source name="Registry" type="registry">
			<registry path="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Prey" recursive="true"/>