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HP BAAD0010HBK-NHSN User Manual

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  • Page 1 HP SimpleSave ™ Backup Software User Manual SimpleSave ™...
  • Page 2: Getting Help

    Getting Help For additional help with your drive, its installation, and the software, contact one of the following: HP Customer Care Web Support For the latest updates and information, go to: http://www.hp.com/support E-mail Support http://www.hp.com/support Toll-free Telephone Support North America 866.444.7407 International +800.636.66666...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents About HP SimpleSave Backup Software ..1 HP SimpleSave Backup Software Features ..... 1 Supported Operating Systems .
  • Page 4: About Hp Simplesave Backup Software

    HP SIMPLESAVE BACKUP SOFTWARE USER MANUAL About HP SimpleSave Backup Software Welcome to HP SimpleSave Backup Software, a utility you can use with your HP SimpleSave Desktop or Portable Hard Drive that makes it easy to protect the valuable information on your computer. HP SimpleSave Backup Software Features •...
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    HP SIMPLESAVE BACKUP SOFTWARE USER MANUAL Getting Started HP SimpleSave Backup Software runs directly from your HP SimpleSave drive and does not need to be installed on your computer. You may have to wait up to a full minute for your computer to configure your HP SimpleSave drive the first time it’s connected to your computer.
  • Page 6: How To Back Up Your Files

    HP SIMPLESAVE BACKUP SOFTWARE USER MANUAL How to Back Up Your Files After you open HP SimpleSave, it automatically begins backing up the most common file types on your computer’s primary hard drive. To change backup options including file types and locations, see “My Options” on page 9.
  • Page 7 HP SIMPLESAVE BACKUP SOFTWARE USER MANUAL If you want to make any changes to the file types, folders, or locations to be backed up, click on Change File Types and Locations on the bottom of the screen. For more information about changing file types and locations, see “My Options” on page Click Start to begin the backup process or wait for the automatic timer to finish counting down (15 seconds).
  • Page 8: Backing Up Multiple Computers

    HP SIMPLESAVE BACKUP SOFTWARE USER MANUAL Sometimes a file cannot be backed up. If this occurs you will be notified to click the View Report button. The report outlines which files could not be backed up. If you need help, go to the HP support website at http://www.hp.com/support. You can unplug your HP SimpleSave drive after your initial backup, however it is recommended to leave it plugged in so you always have a backup of your computer.
  • Page 9: How To Restore Files

    HP SIMPLESAVE BACKUP SOFTWARE USER MANUAL How To Restore Files Use HP SimpleSave to restore files you have backed up on your HP SimpleSave drive. Plug the HP SimpleSave drive into the computer onto which you want to restore your files.
  • Page 10 HP SIMPLESAVE BACKUP SOFTWARE USER MANUAL Click Restore Only These Files to choose specific files or folders you want to restore. Make your selections by clicking the check boxes next to the folders. You can select individual files by selecting the files on the right and clicking the checkbox on the top left of the file.
  • Page 11 HP SIMPLESAVE BACKUP SOFTWARE USER MANUAL The following screen appears when the restore process is complete. Sometimes a file cannot be restored. Click View Report if this occurs. The report outlines which files could not be restored. If you need help, go to the HP support website at http://www.hp.com/support.
  • Page 12: My Options

    HP SIMPLESAVE BACKUP SOFTWARE USER MANUAL My Options HP SimpleSave has several options for backup plan customization. To access the options page, click My Options in the HP SimpleSave welcome screen. File Types & Locations HP SimpleSave automatically backs up the most common file types on your computer’s primary hard drive by default.
  • Page 13: About This Software

    HP SIMPLESAVE BACKUP SOFTWARE USER MANUAL Adding a New File Type Extension HP SimpleSave backs up a defined set of file types. If you have special programs that use an uncommon file type, you may need to add a new extension to the list of file types to be backed up.
  • Page 14 No part of this document may be photocopied, reproduced, or translated to another language without the prior written consent of the manufacturer. © 2009 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. HP supports lawful use of technology and does not endorse or encourage the use of our products for purposes other than those permitted by copyright law.

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