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CrashPlan Install for Mac

First, go to software.fandm.edu (requires NetID authentication) and download CrashPlan. Once it is download, find the download and run it.


Double click on Install CrashPlan Pro

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Click Continue

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Read the Software Licence Agreement and click Continue

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Click Agree if you agree to the licence agreement.

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Click Install

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Enter your local adminstrator name and password.

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Wait for the install to finish.

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Click Close

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Go to your Applications folder and run CrashPlan. If you are prompted to install Java, follow the on screen instructions.

Enter your First name, Last name, NetID, and your password, then click Create Account.

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CrashPlan will now scan your computer and start backing up files. You can close CrashPlan and it will run in the background.

CrashPlan will monitor CPU utilization to make sure that it is not interfering with your work (i.e. it will stay out of your way and you shouldn't notice that it is even there).

  • If you have read through the documentation and need further assistance, plese click here: helpdesk.fandm.edu