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Supported system settings

Supported Operating Systems

System settings backup is possible from the following operating systems:

  • Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8
  • Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.7, Mac OS X 10.8, Mac OS X 10.9

Supported system settings on Windows

This table describes the system settings that are backed up across Windows devices when you enable Persona Backup. 



Operating System Settings

  • Region and Language Settings – Formats, Location, Keyboards and Languages (default input language and installed services)
  • Personalization – Wallpaper, themes (Not backed up from Windows XP)
  • Folder Options - General settings (Navigation pane settings), View settings (display file extensions, display hidden files, hide empty drives, and use sharing wizard )
  • Encryption - Native EFS key
Browser Settings (Internet Explorer 7 and later)
  • General Settings – Home page, browser history, fonts, language, search providers
  • Security Settings – Security levels for various zones
  • Privacy Settings – Sites, level, InPrivate browser settings, and pop-up blocker
  • Content Settings – Certificates and Publisher settings

Microsoft Outlook (2003 to 2010)

  • Email account settings - IMAP, POP, Exchange Server Details
  • Encryption
  • Default language 
  • Email signatures
  • Junk email preferences
  • Compose message format settings (only for same version of Outlook)
  • Calendar work time settings
  • Email send/receive settings
  • Message arrival settings
  • Address book
  • Dictionary

MS Office (2003 to 2010)

  • Word, PowerPoint, and Excel templates
  • Dictionary
Mapped/Shared Network Drives
  • Path to the mapped/shared drive
Note: The credentials used to access the drive are not backed up. You must re-enter  the credentials to access the drive. 

Supported system settings on Mac

This table describes the system settings that are backed up across Mac devices when you enable Persona Backup. 


Settings Backed Up

Network Settings

SSID and passwords for Wireless Network Connections

Browser Settings (Safari)

  • History
  • Home page settings
  • Default search engine
  • Bookmarks

Apple Mail

  • Configured email ID and password
  • Email signatures
  • Font and color settings
  • General settings

Address Book



Passwords saved into Keychain

Note: If you want to backup additional system settings, contact The Druva Support team will investigate the feasibility of your requirements and help you implement it.
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