Hard Disk Cloning and Drive Copy for Windows Server and PCs

BackupChain is an all-in-one Windows 10-7 and Windows Server backup software for Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, and 2008. If you want to track every backup step and want control over how data is being processed, BackupChain is the tool for you. BackupChain does much more than just clone hard disks. We took the concept […]

Hyper-V Backup for Windows 10 and Windows 8

Lots of IT professionals use Windows 10 or Windows 8 and Hyper-V to run various virtual machines. Naturally the really important VMs you would want backed up often and efficiently, but how exactly is a Windows 10 client Hyper-V backup set up? Below are the steps to set up a Hyper-V virtual machine backup task […]

Network Backup Solution for Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012 & 2008

BackupChain®: Backup Software and Toolset Made for IT Professionals If you are looking for a backup solution that backs up from and to network servers with file versioning capabilities for Windows 10 or Windows Server 2019 or older versions, have a look at BackupChain, it’s the professional backup tool with tens of thousands of users in […]

How to Install .Net Framework 2.0 on Windows Server Platforms

This article describes several different ways to install the .NET framework v2.0 on various Windows Server and PC platforms. BackupChain requires either the .Net Framework 2.0 SP2 or the .Net Framework 4.0 or later to work. If you have Windows 10, 8, or 7 and Windows Server 2019-2012 there is no need to install a […]

Gmail SMTP Configuration for Backup Alerts

If you plan to use a Gmail email account for sending email alerts, the configuration requires two steps. First visit https://www.google.com/settings/security/lesssecureapps and able “less secure apps”. This step is only necessary once: Then enter the Gmail settings in BackupChain’s Log Options tab as follows: SMTP Server: smtp.gmail.com Port: 587 Sender’s email address and User Name: […]

Ubuntu VM Hyper-V Backup and What You Need to Know for Linux Support

In order for Ubuntu virtual machine live Hyper-V backup to work properly, you need to install Hyper-V’s Linux Integration Services. Download the currently latest version 4.1 at https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/virtualization/2016/03/21/linux-integration-services-4-1/   Then run the commands: Sudo apt install hv-kvp-daemon-init linux-tools-virtual-lts-xenial linux-cloud-tools-virtual-lts-xenial   Then reboot the VM.      The ISO and RPM files can be downloaded here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=51612   How […]