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We Use CrashPlan for Backups

Extension IT is now using CrashPlan ProE for backing up the County Mac computers. CrashPlan is a commercial service that allows us to store copies of our data in the cloud. 

How do I know if CrashPlan is running on my Mac?

Once CrashPlan backup has been started on your computer you will find a new “Block C” icon Code42 Crashplan Menubar Iconlocated at the top of your screen on your menubar. Clicking the Block C icon will show you the status of your backup.

Code 42 Menubar Window
Clicking ‘Open Code42…’ from this menu will launch the Code 42 CrashPlan interface, which will allow you to restore some or all lost files. You will also have the ability to change some of your backup settings, though this is not recommended.
Code 42 Main window
When the Code 42 Crashplan window says “Last Backup <10 minutes ago” or any number under 10 your computer has completed a full backup of your data.