User Manual for Version 6

Note: This manual provides instructions for old version 6 of the program that is no longer supported. If you are using one of the latest versions (Handy Backup 7.5.2 was released on August 20, 2014), please see User Manual for v.7...

This manual explains in detail the use of Handy Backup. Here you can find startup instructions and a brief tutorial for performing backup operations.

Table of contents

  1. General Information
    1. Product Overview
    2. Copyright
    3. Third-Party Binaries
    4. End User License Agreement
    5. Technical Support Contacts
  2. Installation and Getting Started
    1. Installation
      1. Updating from Earlier Versions
    2. System Requirements
    3. First Start
    4. Registration
    5. Uninstalling
  3. Handy Backup Basics
    1. Operation Types
      1. Backup
      2. Restore
      3. Synchronization
    2. Tasks
      1. Creating New Task
      2. Modifying Task
      3. Duplicating Task
      4. Running Task
      5. Stopping Task
      6. Deleting Task
  4. Managing Data
    1. Backing Up Data
      1. Standard Mode
        1. Step 1: Choose Task Type
        2. Step 2: What To Backup?
        3. Step 3: Backup Type
        4. Step 4: Select Destination
          1. Local/External HDD, USB, Flash
          2. FTP
          3. SFTP
          4. CD-R/CD-RW
          5. Blu-Ray/HD-DVD/DVD
          6. Online Service
        5. Step 5: How To Backup?
        6. Step 6: When To Backup?
        7. Step 7: How Often To Backup?
        8. Step 8: What Time To Backup?
        9. Step 9: Name The Backup Task
      2. Expert Mode
        1. Step 1: Choose Task Type
        2. Step 2: Specify Backup Set
        3. Step 3: Select Destination
        4. Step 4: Advanced Backup Settings
        5. Step 5: Compression And Encryption
        6. Step 6: Scheduling
        7. Step 7: Ready To Create New Task
      3. Server Edition
        1. Installation of Server Edition
        2. Backing up Networked Workstations
    2. Restoring Data
      1. Step 1: Choose Task Type
      2. Step 2: Specify Index File
      3. Step 3: Select Restore Location
      4. Step 4: Advanced Restore Settings
      5. Step 5: Enter Password for Decryption (optional)
      6. Step 6: Scheduling
      7. Step 7: Ready To Create New Task
      8. Restoring Separate Files and Folders
    3. Synchronizing Data
      1. Step 1: Choose Task Type
      2. Step 2: Select The First Folder
      3. Step 3: Select The Second Folder
      4. Step 4: Advanced Synchronizing Settings
      5. Step 5: Scheduling
      6. Step 6: Ready To Create New Task
  5. User Interface
    1. Main Menu
      1. Main Menu -> File
        1. Task Properties
          1. Setting Pre- and Post- Actions
          2. Enabling Shutdown after Task Execution
          3. Enabling E-mail Notification
        2. Settings
          1. General settings
          2. Log settings
          3. File View settings
          4. Transfer settings
          5. Prompts
          6. E-mail Notification
          7. Updates
          8. XML Plug-ins Settings
        3. Configuration
      2. Main Menu -> View
      3. Main Menu -> Actions
      4. Main Menu -> Service
      5. Main Menu -> Language
        1. How To Create Different Language Versions
      6. Main Menu -> Help
    2. Toolbar
    3. Task View Window
    4. File View Window
    5. Log Window
    6. Hot Keys
    7. Handy Backup Agent
      1. Agent Menu
    8. Command Line
  6. Backup Extras
    1. Updates
    2. Image Backup
      1. Before You Back up
      2. Where to Back up
      3. Hard Drive Restoration
    3. Databases
      1. File Data Source
      2. Machine Data Source
    4. Lotus Notes
    5. MS Exchange Server
    6. Oracle
      1. Configuring Oracle Plug-in
      2. Backing up and Restoring
    7. Android Mobile Devices
    8. Email Box
    9. Web Access
      1. Installing Web Access
      2. Configuring Web Access
      3. Launching and Stopping Web Access
      4. Using Web Access
        1. Tasks Management
        2. Settings
        3. Users Management
      5. Removing Web Access
    10. XML Plug-ins
      1. Why Use XML Plug-ins
      2. Installing and Uninstalling XML Plug-Ins
      3. Using XML Plug-Ins
      4. Creation Of XML Plug-Ins
        1. How to Create an XML Plug-in
  7. Working on Non-Windows Platforms
    1. Linux Installation
      1. Installing Wine
    2. Registering in Linux
  8. Disaster Recovery Module
    1. Product Overview
    2. Installation
    3. Quick Start
      1. Backing up HDD
      2. Restoring HDD
    4. Managing Data with Disaster Recovery
    5. Creating Backup and Restore Tasks
    6. Running Tasks
    7. Browsing Backups
    8. Restoring Image Backup Made in Windows
    9. Configuring FTP Locations
    10. Registration

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