Encryption Password

The security of your data depends not only on the strength of the encryption method but also on the strength of your password, including factors such as length and composition of the password, and the measures you take to ensure that your password is not disclosed to unauthorized third parties. You should keep the following […]

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Windows Explorer Enhancements

From the Windows Explorer Enhancements page of the Preferences window users can: Enable/disable the Timeline Explorer: By selecting/un-selecting Show Timeline Explorer in My Computer. Show/hide Genie Timeline options in the right-click menu of Windows Explorer: By selecting/un-selecting Show Genie Timeline options in context menu. Show/hide backup markers on backed up file’s icons: By selecting/un-selecting Show backup markers on […]

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File types backed up in Preselected Data and Smart Selection

Genie Timeline backs up the following file types for each Data profile: Disaster Recovery: This will backup the Windows folder, Program Files, Program’s data, and User folders, every 24 hours. Outlook: Genie Timeline scans for Personal Folders Files (PST). Outlook Express: Backup email files for Outlook Express in all identities; (.dbx) files, and Windows Address […]

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Creating File Filters

Genie Timeline Home and Free users can exclude specific file types of selected items from My Computer tab. To create file filters, please do the following: Select My Computer tab. Click Filter my Selections. Select Enable Filters. Under Exclude files that end with the following extensions, type the file extensions separated by semi-colons for multiple […]

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Dashboard information

Users can clearly view the following information to check on the health of the backup Protection Level Genie Timeline informs users of the status of the backup with the new protection level feature. This feature enables users to keep track of the process of their backup by showing the percentage of protected files. 100% means […]

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Advanced Restore

This Wizard enables you to restore all data at a specific time period with more enhanced options like restore to a different location, restore all profile settings, and restore from an older backup. To access the Advanced Restore: Open the Dashboard. Under the Restore section, click Advanced Restore. Notes: When encryption is enabled, users will […]

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General

The General page of the Preferences window provides means to set: Auto update This will enable Genie Timeline to check Genie9’s servers for latest enhancements or patches of the software. To disable updates: Under Auto update select Disable auto update. To enable updates: Under Auto update, select Check for updates on a weekly basis. Enable […]

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Set Backup Options

In this part of the backup setup, users can choose to compress their data using 64-bit Zip compression and encrypt via highly secure 256 bit AES military encryption. To enable compression: In the Setup wizard, go to Step 3. Mark the checkbox Enable Compression. Click Next to proceed. To enable security: In the Setup wizard, go to Step 3. Mark […]

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File Filters

Genie Timeline Home and Free users can exclude specific file types of selected items from My Computer tab. To create file filters, please do the following: Select My Computer tab. Click Filter my Selections. Select Enable Filters. Type the file extensions you want to exclude separated by semi-colons for multiple file selections. (example .html;.exe;.dwg) Click Done to save changes. Notes: Filters must be […]

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Advanced File Filtering

Genie Timeline Pro and Server editions offer advanced filtering options on all or specific path. Users can include, exclude file extensions or regular expressions. To Add Filters: In Modify Data Selections, click on Filter my selections. In the Advanced Filters dialog, click the Add button. In the Add Filter dialog you have the option to filter either: All Selections: Where the filter rule will apply […]

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