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How to use the Status window in McAfee Online Backup


Environment

Affected Suites:
McAfee Total Protection
McAfee Internet Security Suite

Affected Products:
Online Backup


Summary

The McAfee Online Backup Status window allows you to view the status of a current backup, start a backup manually, or launch the McAfee Online Backup Configuration window.

To launch the Status window:
  1. Right-click the McAfee Online Backup icon in your system tray, and then click Status.
  2. From the Status window, you can select any of the following options:

    • Start Backup - Initiates a manual McAfee Online Backup Remote Backup.
    • Configure - Launches the McAfee Online Backup Configuration window.
    • History - Launches the History window.
    • Restore Files - Launches your online account with McAfee Online Backup to initiate a file restoration.
    • Support - Launches the McAfee Online Backup online support page in your browser.
    • Hide - Hides the Status window.
To hide the Status window after a successful backup, deselect Show this box after every successful backup.