Select Data

Genie Timeline preselects the most important data to backup on your System. Users have the ability to uncheck or check what they want to backup. In the “Smart Selection” section, users have the option to select predefined data groups; “Smart Selection” that backs up most important items on your computer. This includes Emails, Favorites, Desktop […]

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Inserting an external hard drive

Genie Timeline is smart enough to know what drive it is currently backing up to even if the drive letter has changed. Therefore, if the drive is reconnected, Genie Timeline will resume automatically without user interaction.

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What happens if your drive becomes full/inaccessible

If the drive becomes full Home and Professional versions of Genie Timeline will purge/consolidate older backups to save space. Older Backups are collected into fewer ticks on the Timeline, so the timeline will show frequent backups for the past 4 hours, hourly backups for the past 48 hours, daily backups for the past week, weekly […]

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File types backed up in Smart Selection

Genie Timeline backs up the following file types for each Data profile: Disaster Recovery: This will backup the entire C drive including Windows folder, Program Files, Program’s data, and User folders, every 7 days. 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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Select Backup Drive

Genie Timeline recommends that all data is stored in a safe, removable location for storage purposes. To select a backup drive:  From the Setup Wizard, click start here.  Make sure the drive you wish to backup to is connected and accessible.  Select a drive or click Select a different destination to browse for a specific […]

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Setup wizard

The Setup Wizard consists of 3 steps depending on your version:  Select Backup Drive: A list of backup destinations with recommendations on where to backup. It is recommended to backup to an external drive with efficient amount of free space for more reliability.  Select Data: Keep the preselected data or select the data you wish […]

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Configuring your first backup

After installing the product, the setup wizard will appear with a 3-step process to configure the backup. If a user needed to reboot before setting up the backup, the setup wizard can be accessed by: Double-click the System Tray Agent. From Start → All Programs → Genie9 → Genie Timeline. Notes: Users can restart the […]

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