Video: Seed Your Initial CrashPlan Backup

Video: Seed Your Initial CrashPlan Backup

This video on Seeding CrashPlan Backups is part of a series of quick videos on paperless tips and topics. View more in the series here.

If you are using CrashPlan to back up to a remote drive (either on your network or across the Internet), you can really speed up your initial backup by copying all the files to the drive while it is attached to your comput first.

This video shows you how to seed that initial backup, and then attach the seeded drive to the remote computer.

View the video below, or click here to watch it on YouTube. If you are able to, I recommend that you watch it with HD turned on.

About the Author

Brooks Duncan helps individuals and small businesses go paperless. He's been an accountant, a software developer, a manager in a very large corporation, and has run DocumentSnap since 2008. You can find Brooks on Twitter at @documentsnap or @brooksduncan. Thanks for stopping by.

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