Code42 FAQ

What is Code42?

Code42 is the online automatic backup software for Bucknell University owned computers.  This software provides data backup capability to faculty and staff on desktop and laptop computers.

Code42 will be automatically installed and configured on Bucknell-owned faculty and staff computers. By default, it will backup all files in the Users directory on Windows and Mac computers. This includes the folders for Documents, Desktop, Pictures, Music, and Downloads. On Linux office computers where data is stored on the local machine, it will backup all data in /home.

The icon for Code42 looks like the stylized "C" above.  It may be gray, black, or orange.

Additional Resources

How do I know if Code42 is backing up my computer?

How do I login to Code42 and restore a file?

How do I pause my Code42 backup?

How do I add a new Code42 backup set?

How secure is Code42?

Backup Basics

Get and Restore Files

Create a New Backup Set

How can I disable Code42 from backing up my Bucknell-owned laptop?

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