Is it possible to back up just 1 user log in?

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msc
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Post by msc »

I searched the forum and can't find any info on this topic.
I want to set my wife up with her own separate user acct (login) on a Win7 64bit PC. I'd like to install her own FBackup program, and only backup her files, not all the files from the same programs. (Such as: I have Thunderbird installed on both user accts, but only want to back up hers).
Does FBackup install separately for each user acct (login) on a PC? In other words, 1 FBackup install on her user acct, and a separate FBackup on my user acct?
Anyway, what is the bast way to do this?
Thanks...


Adrian (Softland)
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Post by Adrian (Softland) »

Hi,
Each user will have his own jobs. You can define backup jobs to back up only your user files.


msc
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Post by msc »

Must I install FBackup separately in each user account?
Do I need separate destinations drives for each user account?
Thanks...


Adrian (Softland)
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Post by Adrian (Softland) »

Hi,
FBackup will be installed once for all users but when you open it under a different user, it will start with no backup jobs inside. This way, every user will have his own jobs.
On the backup jobs you create under a different user, you can select any available destination drive you want. It can be the same on all accounts or it can be different.


msc
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Post by msc »

Thank you very much. This is just what I needed to know.
One last detail. If I use 1 destination drive for both user accts, should I create 2 partitions and backup each user to their own partition?


Adrian (Softland)
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Post by Adrian (Softland) »

Hi,
There is no need for two partitions but if you want, you can do that to better organize the backups.


msc
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Post by msc »

Thank you.


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