Handy Backup / Support / User Manual / Installation (Version 6)
Note: This page contains instructions for old version 6 of the program (no longer supported). For actual information on installation, please see Installing in User Manual for v.7.
Handy Backup can be downloaded in the Download section free of charge. The installation file is common for all editions of the program, including the Network Server edition. Before you install the program, make sure that your user account has administrative rights on the computer.
To install Handy Backup on your computer, follow these steps:
Note: Some users experience problems with launching the Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI) files. The support for MSI files depends on your OS and the version of Windows Installer used in your system.
If Windows Explorer claims that nothing is assigned to the .MSI extension, try one of the following things:
msiexec.exe /i C:\Downloads\handybackup_setup.msi
Select Handy Backup to install local version of the program. This option is common for all editions: Standard, Professional and Full. Select Handy Backup Server to install server edition, or Backup Network Workstation to install backup workstations. For more details on installing the Network Server edition, please refer to Installation of Server Edition.
The utility will be installed on your computer. The program doesnt require a reboot, so you can run it right after the installation is finished.
Installation and Getting Started
Updating Handy Backup from Earlier Versions
Go to Help Contents
User Manual in PDF (version 7.1.2, 5.3 MB)
User Manual in PDF (version 6, 3 MB)
Installation of Server Edition
Installation of Disaster Recovery Module
Updating from Earlier Versions
Registration of Disaster Recovery Module
New Task Wizard: Standard Mode
New Task Wizard: Expert Mode
Creating Network Backup Task
Creating Backup and Restore Tasks in Disaster Recovery Module
How to Back up (Articles)
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