About Shield Antivirus
Shield Antivirus is a computer protection solution that helps users identify and remove viruses, spyware, rootkits, bots, trojans and other types of internet security issues. It performs real-time system monitoring and alerts users if viruses, malware or ransomware are detected.
The solution also offers tools that clear browsing history to help maintain user privacy. Shield Antivirus’ secure file transfer feature helps to delete unwanted files from the system.
How to backup and restore Shield Antivirus using Backup4all plugin
Once you installed and configured Shield Antivirus, it is troublesome to move its settings on another computer or to re-configure it after re-installing your system. This is where the plugin to back up Shield Antivirus is important as it will save you time.
Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the Shield Antivirus plugin, will allow you to back-up the application log files and registry entries.
In order to backup Shield Antivirus, you have to follow these steps:
- Download and install the backup plugin here: Shield Antivirus backup plugin
- After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up Shield Antivirus. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article: https://www.backup4all.com/how-to-download-install-and-use-backup-plugins-kb.html
If you need to restore the Shield Antivirus files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:
- Install Shield Antivirus and the Shield Antivirus plugin from here: Shield Antivirus backup plugin
- Open in Backup4all the .bkc catalog file from the destination.
- Press the Restore button and follow the wizard steps.
What information is backed up when using the Shield Antivirus plugin
The backup plugin mentioned above will add as backup sources the following information:
- Shield Antivirus User files : %APPDATA%\Shield AntivirusRegistry:
- HKEYLOCALMACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\ShieldApps\Shield Antivirus
- HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1756089716-1438324975-3200291012-1001\SOFTWARE\ShieldApps\Shield Antivirus