Frequently Asked Questions
Files are encrypted AES-128 (Advanced Encryption Standard, aka Rijndael). This is the latest encryption standard approved by the U.S. Government. RSA public/private key encryption is used to encrypt passwords.
Yes, all mountable network volume types are supported. However, if you are backing up to a file server that does not support permissions, all resultant files in your backup will be 'owned' by the user who mounted the volume at the time of the backup.
Under Destination Options, make sure you have 'Missing Items' set to 'Leave' or 'Delete' and not 'Move to Trash'. You can see what errors occurred and which files were affected by going to the History tab of your backup set.
If this is your first time using the software, Data Backup will prompt you upon first launch to select a default destination so that it can add the Predefined Backup Sets for your internal drive to your default destination. If you do not select a default destination, you can add one later by going to the File → Set Default Destination menu.
Data Backup will prompt you upon first launch to select a default destination so that it can add the Predefined Backup Sets for your internal drive to your default destination. If you do not select a default destination, you can add one later by going to the File → Set Default Destination menu. If the predefined sets do not appear after choosing your default destination, or if you have deleted them and would like to re-add them, you can go to the File → Add Predefined Set menu option.
Make sure the clone backup was done directly to your destination drive or partition on the drive, the Clone backup cannot be done to a folder.
Data Backup is a much faster and efficient option when it comes to cloning your drive. We use an intelligent backup system that will determine if you’ve made changes to your source. If you’ve made changes, then the next time you run a clone it will only backup those changes.
Data Backup is an intuitive and customizable Windows backup tool. Backing up your computer is easy with Data Backup. Just pick your backup type, select your source and destination drives, then hit start. You can even set a schedule so it backs up your PC for you at specified times or events. Note that Data Backup PC will only work with drives that are formatted for Windows.
The data present in the saved file (on the drive) at the time of the backup of that file will be copied to the destination drive/folder, meaning changes made after the file is copied will not be backed up until the next backup. Depending on the type of backup and the program you use, any autosaved files will be copied to your backup.