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tay
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version 5

Postby tay » Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:31 pm

Like, I suppose, many users, I am always leery of installing a new version of a program I am very satisfied with. I see that older backup jobs can be imported to the new version. I know the new version is into its final state, but are there any possible glitches that could occur with this?
Also, will I have any problems recognizing how to use the new version? (I suppose that might depend on my degree of dumbness).

msc
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Re: version 5

Postby msc » Tue Aug 27, 2013 12:40 am

I also have a few questions about FB5.

1) I noticed there are no plugins for My Documents or My Pictures. Are these still available for FB5? http://www.backup4all.com/backup-plugins.html

2) Does FB5 have the ability to do "group backups", as did FB4?

3) Is there a user guide available for FB5?

Softland
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Re: version 5

Postby Softland » Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:10 pm

@tay: the user manual can be downloaded from: http://www.fbackup.com/download/pdf/User-Manual.pdf
We tested the application here and all problems found were fixed. The import from FBackup 4 works fine, if you still want to have a backup of the FBackup 4 configurations and jobs, you can back them up using the FBackup plugin.

@msc:
1. The plugins are still available in FBackup 5. If they do not appear in the plugins list when creating a new backup job, you can find and install them from the "Plugins" folder under FBackup 5 installation folder (usually in C:\Program Files (x86)\Softland" folder).
2. FBackup 4 had only the default group, no extra groups were available. That feature is available only in Backup4all.
3. Yes, here is the User Manual: http://www.fbackup.com/download/pdf/User-Manual.pdf

msc
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Re: version 5

Postby msc » Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:48 pm

Thank you.

Regarding my question #2, does FBackup 5 have the ability to do the same type of "default" group backup, as FB4 did?

I back up all my jobs every night, then auto shutdown.

Softland
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Re: version 5

Postby Softland » Wed Aug 28, 2013 2:17 pm

Hi,

FBackup 5 does not have a default group.

msc
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Re: version 5

Postby msc » Wed Aug 28, 2013 2:49 pm

That's unfortunate. As Group Backup is a very convenient feature, and it was removed from v5, I think I'll be staying with v4.8.

Thank you.


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