Restore system settings
You set up your laptop according to your own preferences. You configure various system settings on your laptop, and the settings of various applications you use, to best suit your own requirements. inSync gives you the ability to backup these system and application settings. You can restore these system and application settings on a new laptop that you want to add to your inSync account or a replace a laptop linked with your inSync account. For more information on how to add a new laptop to your inSync account, see Add a new laptop to your inSync account. For more information on how to replace a laptop linked with your inSync account, see Replace a device linked with your inSync account.
You can back up and restore system and application settings for the following operating systems:
- Windows 7 or later
- Mac OS X 10.8 or later
Note: Only your inSync administrator can enable system and application settings for you. If you want to know the system and application settings that the inSync client will back up, contact your inSync administrator.
The following table lists the restores that your inSync setup supports.
|Mac OS X||
Note: inSync does not support the migration of Mac user accounts.
Note: inSync does not support the migration of dial-up and virtual private network settings. This is applicable to all versions of IE.
|Network Printer Settings||
Note: inSync does not support migration of local printer settings. For network printers, inSync does not backup the credentials to access the printer. You must re-enter the credentials.
|Microsoft Outlook (Outlook)||
|Microsoft Office (same bit migration)||
The following table lists the restores that your inSync setup does not support.
|Windows 64-bit||Windows 32-bit|
|Later version of Windows||Earlier version of Windows|
|Windows (any version)||Mac (any version)|
|Later version of Mac||Earlier version of Mac|