Crash Plan Pro - Windows


Crash Plan Pro - Windows
To begin, connect to Wellesley Secure on campus or use the VPN if off campus: click the start menu and paste "\\ntm\CrashPlan" in the start menu search box:

  1. Please notify the Help Desk if you are attempting to install and have already used CrashPlan at Wellesley before this, and wait for our desktop support staff to contact you before proceding on your own.  

    If this is the first time you've used CrashPlan at Wellesley, feel free to continue on your own:

  2. Drag the Windows folder to your computer's desktop, then open the Windows folder you copied

  3. Right Click on Wellesley CrashPlan Installer and select Run as Administrator to begin the installation.

  4. Click through the installer, making sure you select All Users of the computer, not just yourself.

  5. CrashPlan should run automatically. If not, launch CrashPlan Pro from the Applications folder. The first time the application launch, it is connecting to the backup servers. It may take a few minutes to launch.

  6. Upon launching, the Crashplan login screen will appear as a new window with your Wellesley username pre-populated in the username field. Enter your Wellesley password to log in. (Or, you may need to create a new account using your first name, last Name, and Wellesley domain username and password.)

  7. Upon logging in for the first time, the first backup will begin. A progress bar is available in the application; you can do other work while the first backup completes.