Windows - Upgrading

The installer will safely remove and upgrade any prior version of Magnus Box, including those with a different software branding. If the product name is changed as a result of the installation process, the newly-branded software may be installed into the old-branded directory name. You can avoid this issue by completely uninstalling and reinstalling the software. Silent upgrade (advanced) You can silently upgrade the software remotely via the Magnus Box web portal, or by running install.e...

Windows - Install

Run the install.exe file and follow the prompts. Once installed, the client software prompts for account details to log in. Silent install (advanced) Magnus Box 17.12.0 or later allow you to install and configure the software silently, by running install.exe /CONFIGURE=user:password via your remote management software. Service account Magnus Box 18.6.0 and later automatically create a Virtual Account (NT SERVICE\backup.delegate) with all necessary permissions to back up files on the...

Windows - System Requirements

System Requirements - x86_32+SSE2 or x86_64 CPU architecture - Minimum 1024x600 screen resolution - Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10, or newer - Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, or newer Microsoft will end Extended support for Windows 7, Server 2008, and Server 2008 R2 in early January 2020. Future versions of Magnus Box may drop support for older versions of Windows no longer under active security support from Microsoft. Not compatible with Windows XP (released 20...

Windows - Uninstalling

The software can be uninstalled via the "Programs and Features" section in the Windows Control Panel. During this process, you may be prompted whether you wish to preserve any username/password credentials saved on this computer. You can also remove the saved credentials manually by deleting the AppData/Roaming/backup-interface/config.sys file. In Magnus Box 18.6.0 and later, you should also remove the saved credentials from the backup.delegate service. This is stored in the C:\Users\backup.d...