Create Disaster Recovery startup disk

In order to restore Windows and data if Windows no longer loads, users are required to create a Disaster Recovery startup disk to startup the system in Disaster Recovery mode. Two options are available to create a startup disk: USB Drive: Enter Genie Disaster Recovery using an external drive or flash disk. ISO Image: Create […]

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Enable Genie Timeline Monitor

The Genie Timeline monitor is a Free iPhone App that keeps you informed of the latest protection status of your backup. To enable the monitor: Open the Dashboard. Under Tools, select Settings. Select Genie Timeline App. Select Enable Genie Timeline App. Enter your email address and click Generate PIN. After generating the PIN, click on the Available on iPhone App Store to download […]

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Change Advanced Settings

Advanced Settings are located under Tools → Settings in the Dashboard and enables users to adjust the following: Set full scan interval: This specifies when Genie Timeline scans all your data selections on all drive locations for new and changed files in case the drive does not support realtime monitor such as UNIX based network […]

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Configure email notifications

This option will send reports of the backup status directly to the user’s Inbox. To Email the backup status: Open the Dashboard. Under Tools, select Settings. Select Email Notifications. Select Email me backup status. Under Notification Schedule, select one or both options: Send Every: This will send a backup status on a specific day of […]

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Customize Backup

Customize Backup is located under Tools → Settings in the Dashboard and enables users to adjust the following: Enable File Retention: This specifies when Genie Timeline starts deleting file versions either by limiting the size of backup on the drive or by days. Use Genie Auto Purge: By Disabling this feature, your backup will only purge […]

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Change Backup Settings

To change the backup settings and preferences navigate to Tools → Settings in the Dashboard, and enables users to adjust the following: Customize Backup: Set file retention and enable game, movie and power saving mode. Backup Schedule: Set schedule when Genie Timeline should run backups. Email Notifications: Enable email notifications of the status of your […]

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Schedule Backup

Backup Schedule is located under Tools → Advanced Settings in the Dashboard, and enables users to set when Genie Timeline should perform backups. Users can either choose one of the following scheduling  modes: Use Genie IntelliCDP: This mode will run as an adaptive Continuous Data Protection (CDP) approach, where small files that constantly change will […]

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Rename the Backup Folder

By default, Genie Timeline places the backup in the selected backup drive or path in _Genie Timeline folder. You can rename this folder from the following steps: To rename the backup folder: In the Select Backup Drive page (Step 2 of the first time setup, or by going to Manage Backup → Change backup drive), […]

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Change backup drive

Genie Timeline recommends that all data is stored in a safe removable location for storage purposes. Open the Dashboard. Under Manage Backup, click Change backup drive. Select the backup location. Alternatively, select the Select a different destination option if you wish to browse for a specific folder. Click Save to save the new location. Notes: […]

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Select files/folder from My Computer tab

Genie Timeline gives a Windows-Explorer-like view to manually select any file/folder location for backup, including external and network locations. To select files/folders from My Computer tab: Open the Dashboard. Under Manage Backup, select Modify data selections. Check the data you wish to protect. Click Save to save changes. Notes: The My Computer tab is supported […]

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