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Anytime Anywhere Access versus Full Restore

For WindowsWindowsWindows and MacMacMac


Article Summary
  • Anytime Anywhere Access lets you access your backed up files from any Internet capable machine without needing to install Carbonite.
  • Performing a full restore is a quick and easy way to get back all of your files to a new machine.




The Difference Between Anytime Anywhere Access and a Full Restore

Carbonite's Anytime Anywhere Access feature is not intended to be a complete restore option. Rather, if you are away from your computer but need to access one or a few files, it is the quickest way to get those urgent files without transferring your Carbonite subscription. With Anytime Anywhere Access you can restoreTo download files from Carbonite’s servers to your computer. files and folders from your backup.

To restore all of your files and folders you need to transfer your subscription to another computer, then restore your data with the help of the Restore Manager (on Mac it is the Restore Assistant).

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