Genie Backup Manager 9.0 Disaster Recovery Screenshot Tour

This is the first screen of the Disaster Recovery wizard of Genie Backup Manager (GBM). The next step is to locate the Disaster Recovery backup itself (.gbp file). Also, there are various helpful utilities on the right-side panel that may be required in order to perform a successful recovery. Using the Browse for file button, navigate to […]

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Genie Timeline Disaster Recovery Screenshot Tour

This is the first screen of the Disaster Recovery wizard of Genie Timeline (GTL). Press the Start Disaster Recovery button to begin with the restore. If your backup is stored on the root folder of the drive, then Genie Timeline will be able to detect it. If not, please use the Browse for backup button […]

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How to convert FAT Disks to NTFS

Converting FAT disks to NTFS can be using Convert.exe; this is needed to be done when Volume Shadow Copy Service is wanted to be used for open files management. Converting to NTFS Using Convert.exe A partition can be converted to NTFS by using Convert.exe. It is easy to convert partitions to NTFS. The Setup program […]

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How to restore Outlook data manually?

If your backup is stored on CD/DVD, copy the backup file to a local hard disk location. If you got an error message telling you that the data can’t be copied, then you might need to use a CD/DVD data recovery utility such as ISObuster (shareware) If your backup files were backed up in EXE […]

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How to backup shared network locations?

Users can backup network locations via network sharing and then add the locations into backup from My Folders Tab in GBM and from My Folders in Genie Timeline> My Network places or Network (in Vista and above). GBM My Folders Tab Genie Timeline My Computer tab Network locations can also be mapped and accessed from […]

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GBM Causes Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) when running Backup

SYMPTOMS When you run a backup Job and when “Preparing open files” stage occurs, you encounter Blue Screen of Death or automatic system reboot. This can also happen when running Disaster Recovery job or create a Disaster Recovery bootable disk. CAUSE: This problem is caused after cloning or creating an image restore to a hard […]

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GBM does not purge the backups

SYMPTOMS:  Genie Backup Manger does not purge the backup though I have set the feature CAUSE:  There are several causes for this issue: Purge settings have changed. Changed backup type or drive. The backup spanned to multiple locations. The user enabled Advanced scheduler in GBM Pro and Server. The purge settings are working differently than […]

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How to schedule manually – Windows 2000/XP/2003

You can schedule manually by doing the following: 1. Control Panel >> Scheduled Tasks >> In the scheduled window right click on the mouse and choose New >> Scheduled Task 2. Double click on the new task you have just created 3. in the Run field enter the following command line: For GBM 7.0 and […]

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Backup Manager frequently misses out (skips) some of the files selected

SYMPTOMS  Backup Manager frequently misses out (skips) some of the files I have selected. Most often, it misses out the entire Outlook file (outlook.pst). CAUSE: Genie Backup Manager cannot backup files that are on Windows 2000 Your computer does not have an NTFS partition You are backing up files from network locations Volume Shadow Copy […]

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