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How to set up a backup with Memeo Instant Backup on a GoFlex, GoFlex Desk, or GoFlex Home

Steps for using Memeo Instant Backup

Memeo Instant Backup is a program included with the GoFlex, GoFlex Desk, and GoFlex Home drives. It is a simple program that allows the user to back up the data files of their primary drive to the GoFlex drive.

To start an Instant Backup plan:

  1. Double-click the Seagate Dashboard on the desktop of the computer.
  2. Open Instant Backup from the Seagate Dashboard.
    Note: If the software is not yet installed, you will need to install it first. Click on the Install button from the Seagate Dashboard software.
  3. Click Start Backup to back up all data files on the C: drive.
Note:Certain files are excluded from the backup by default here is a list of them:
  • The Windows system folder
  • Virtual hard drive files
  • Log files
  • Temporary Files
  • The Program Files folder

Click this link here for a visual walk-through of the setup process.