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Upgrading to BackupAssist v10

The new version of BackupAssist v10 lets you configure and run backups remotely, features a completely redesigned interface that you'll find simpler and more intuitive, and a new suite of tools to make your backups, restores and recoveries of data and systems easier than ever.

We recommend installing BackupAssist v10 on a test machine before upgrading your production machine. Once you have tested v10, you can upgrade your existing installation of BackupAssist.

For help on installing version 10 and viewing new features and functionality, please refer to the BackupAssist v10 Installation Guide.

Upgrading your BackupAssist license key(s)

To license the latest version of BackupAssist you need valid BackupCare. BackupCare gives you access to the latest version and support when you need it. To confirm your current BackupCare status simply check your current license,
Once you have checked your license, choose from one of the options below;

  • If your Upgrade Protection / BackupCare is expired, you can renew this from our renewal page.
  • If your Upgrade Protection / BackupCare is valid, then skip to the section “Upgrading your BackupAssist software” below.

Upgrading your BackupAssist software:

To upgrade your BackupAssist software, you’ll need to download and install the latest version from download link.

When you’ve installed and run BackupAssist v10 for the first time, it will check if you have upgraded from an earlier version of BackupAssist, and give you a chance to migrate your settings and backup jobs.

To migrate an earlier version of BackupAssist: See our Installation and Migration Guide