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ProtonVPN Plugin


ProtonVPN backup plugin only works with Backup4all.

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

Download plugin as XML file
ProtonVPN is a virtual private network (VPN) service provider operated by the Swiss company ProtonVPN AG.

About ProtonVPN

ProtonVPN is a security focused FREE VPN service, developed by CERN and MIT scientists.

How to backup and restore ProtonVPN using Backup4all plugin

After you install and configure ProtonVPN, 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 ProtonVPN is important as it will save you time.
Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the ProtonVPN plugin, allows you to back-up the application data files and registry entries.
In order to backup ProtonVPN, you have to follow these steps:
  1. Download and install the backup plugin here: ProtonVPN backup plugin
  2. After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up ProtonVPN. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article:
If you need to restore the ProtonVPN files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:
  1. Install ProtonVPN and the ProtonVPN plugin from here: ProtonVPN 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 ProtonVPN plugin

The backup plugin mentioned above will add as backup sources the following information:
  • User data files
  • Log files
  • Registry settings

Raw Plugin (XML) Code: ProtonVPN.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="Logs" type="folder">
			<folder>%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Proton Technologies\ProtonVPN\AppData</folder>
		<source name="User files" type="folder">
		<source name="Local files" type="folder">
			<folder>%APPDATA%\ProtonVPN AG</folder>