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Virtual drive for quick access to backups

Virtual drive for quick access to backups

You can create a virtual drive in your Windows file system to have access to your backup data. You can copy or drag and drop files to a local drive from there.

Use the virtual drive to quickly restore selected files or directories from any backup session.

Requirements

The Virtual Drive utility relies on the Backup Client installation.

  1. The Backup Client must be installed prior to the Virtual Drive installation.
  2. The version of the Virtual Drive must be same as the Backup Client . You will get a warning message in case of version incompatibility.

After the Virtual Drive has been installed, it will be automatically updated with each Backup Client update.

 

The Virtual Drive is a Windows utility. You can install the Virtual Drive through a set-up wizard or use command-line installation.

When the installation is completed, a new local drive appears in the system, along with the regular "C:", "D:", and "E:" (DVD) drives. The drive is named "B:" unless this letter is already taken. You can specify any other letter using the InitialVirtualDriveLetterparameter in the configuration file.

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