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CrashPlan ProE: Remote PC/Laptop Setup and Install

Sign in and Download

  • Open a web browser and enter this URL: https://crashplan.law.upenn.edu:4285/console/login.html
  • Enter your LawKey username and password at the prompt to login
  • A pop window will load, click on CrashPlan
  • Choose the correct version of the software for your operating system, this will download the software

  • Once the software downloads, run the installer
  • The CrashPlan client software will automatically load upon a successful installation

Client Software: Login and Setup

  • You will be asked to log into your CrashPlan account
  • Choose “Existing Account”
  • Enter your LawKey username and password in the corresponding fields.
  • In the server field enter: crashplan.law.upenn.edu

  • With a successful login CrashPlan will start the initial backup of your computer. 

CrashPlan defaults initially to backing up just your user profile folder. 

  • Windows: C:\Users\Username. This includes your Documents, Photos, Music and Desktop Folders as well as other personal folders
  • Mac OSX: Hard Drive/Users/Username. This includes your Application, Documents, Photos, Music and Desktop Folders as well as other personal folders.
  • CrashPlan makes it easy to backup additional folders or drives:
    • Hit the “Change” button from the CrashPlan dashboard:

  • A file browser will load and you can add folders or by merely clicking the checkbox:

 

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