Backing Up Files

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Instead of synchronizing files, you can archive them instead. For example, you may want to back up tax returns, old photos, and a scanned copy of your passport. These types of documents won't change and don't need to be kept in synchronization with other computers. Your backed-up files are uploaded to the Webroot servers, which are accessible from your SecureAnywhere account.

To configure backup:

  1. Open SecureAnywhere, For more information, see Using the SecureAnywhere Interface.
  2. Click the Backup & Sync tab.
  3. Click on the gear icon to the left of Backup & Sync. Then click the Folders tab along the top.

  4. Click Add Folder on the left.

  5. In the next panel, click the Browse button to open the folder which contains the files you want to backup. You cannot create a name for backup folders.  For backing up a folder, the radio button for Folder type must be set to Backup.

  6. Click Filters on the left for the option to chose specific file types to be backed up.

  7. When you're done, click Save.

  8. To check that your files successfully uploaded to your account, click the Backup & Sync tab along the top, then click Visit the Webroot Cloud.

  9. When your browser opens to, log in to your account, click Go to Backup & Sync, then click on the folder name from the left panel.