FAQ: How to reset backup plan settings (single PC) RRS feed

  • General discussion

  • This would be for a single PC, not Centralized backup. Many people find that performing these steps resolves issues with a location change for backup - switching drives, for example. After this procedure is done, you will need to start a new, full backup.


    Open OneCare

    Click Change Settings

    backup tab

    Click Configure Backup

    Click change settings in the lower left (if this is a hub PC - if not, click next)

    Make sure that the first screen for Centralized Backup has "No Centralized backup" selected

    Click your PC on the left.

    Uncheck the selection for "Turn on backup for this PC."

    Click Next and save the revised plan.


    Go back to the backup tab, configure backup and click Change Settings in the lower left once again.

    Select your PC and click.

    Click Turn on backup

    Select the change location link and select the drive you want to use for backup

    Modify the schedule as desired for "When"

    Select the file types as desired for "What"

    Click next and save the revised plan with the new selection.


    Tuesday, November 25, 2008 1:32 PM