CrashPlan PROe is an easy to use, efficient, and secure computer backup service that stores encrypted file backups in a secure remote storage location for disaster recovery. CrashPlan PROe features continuous, invisible backup, an unlimited backup storage capacity, backup protection from on or off campus, automatic e-mail notifications for missed backups, and data encryption before it leaves the computer. Texas State faculty and staff may back up up to four Texas State-owned laptop or desktop computers with their NetID.
For more information, see the CrashPlan PROe website.
Before you Begin
- A faculty or staff NetID and password are required.
- You must be logged in as an administrator on the computer to install the software.
Note: CrashPlan PROe is to be installed on Texas State-owned computers only.
Note: Running the installation and backup while connected to a wireless cellular hotspot (or any other network that charges for data usage) is not recommended. Be advised that using these types of networks may incur data usage charges to your account.
If you have questions about these prerequisites, please contact your department's technical support person (TSP) or the IT Assistance Center (ITAC) before proceeding.
Got Questions? Get Answers!
See this Answers article for step-by-step instructions: How to: Download and install CrashPlan PROe software on a Windows computer
For more information on customizing your backup or for answers to other questions about CrashPlan PROe at Texas State, see the CrashPlan how-tos and FAQs at Answers@TexasState.