Getting Started

The program can be installed using the common setup file, regardless of OS version used:


The program is available in several editions:

  • Standard
  • Professional
  • Small Server
  • Network
  • Server Network.

Each edition is installed with the same setup file: exact functionality is defined by registration key number. To learn more, please see Registration.


To install the program, please follow these steps:

  1. Launch the setup file.
  2. On the welcome screen, click Next.
  3. Read end user license agreement, and then click Next.
  4. Select what you want to install. There are three variants:
Installation: Custom Setup
  • Handy Backup. Select this option if you are planning to back up only one computer or small server.
  • Handy Backup Network /Handy Backup Server Network. Select this option to install Server edition and back up multiple networked computers. To control data of remote computers, you will need to install Workstations on them.
  • Network Agent. Select this option to install workstation or server software agent for Network or Server Network edition.

Selecting Between 32- and 64-bit Versions

Sometimes you need to force a 32- or a 64-bit version to install on your machine. In this case, select an OS type in the installation settings window, as shown below.

  1. Launch Handy Backup setup.
  2. On the welcome screen, select "Change recommended parameters".
  3. In a new window, select a desired version (32-bit or 64-bit) for your copy of Handy Backup.
Installing a 32-bit Version Handy Backup

After selecting a version type, continue installing as described above.

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Installing Standalone Version

Installing Server Version

Installing Workstation

Workstation Configuration


Quick Start

User Manual in PDF, version 7.1.2 (5.3 MB)

User Manual in PDF, version 6 (3 MB)

User Manual for v.6 (old version)

User Manual in PDF, version 7

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