The upgrade essential

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Complete pre-upgrade backup

When installing an OS, always first perform a complete system backup. Backup Plus makes it easy. 

  • Open the Dashboard software and go to the Protect menu
  • Click “Protect Now”

That’s it. Backup Plus will begin backing up all your files immediately.


Choose your level of protection: continuous or scheduled

By default, the level of protection is set to back up your files continuously on the primary drive (the C: drive in Windows).
You can always set up a specific backup schedule if you regularly perform a resource-intensive activity like gaming. This keeps the computer’s resources focused on current tasks.
In addition to these initial backup settings, there are other customizable settings you can choose from to meet your needs.

Optimized for Windows 8


When you’ve successfully upgraded to Windows 8, Backup Plus is ready to get to work.

  • Protect your photos, movies, documents, and more with automatically scheduled or continuous backups
  • Share photos and movies on Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr directly from your Backup Plus drive
  • Save the photos you’ve shared on Facebook and Flickr automatically, so you never have to worry about losing them

Go to the Backup Plus family page for more information.


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See what makes Backup Plus the ultimate upgrade essential and backup drive for your Windows 8 PC.

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