Backup using Task Scheduler.

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Backup using Task Scheduler.

Postby F12Mahon » Sat Mar 07, 2015 5:52 pm

I'm using PC+ version 11.1 on a windows VISTA desktop.

In PC I can create backups. I've read through multiple threads about setting up Task Scheduler to perform backups. I've tried to set it up but I cannot find the file pcbackup. The PowerChurch folder is on the c drive. The subflolder is pcpluss11. It is not on a network. Does the fact we were upgraded from 11 to 11.1 make a difference? I have an 11.1 CD but my dvd drive quit. :-(

What do I do next?

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Re: Backup using Task Scheduler.

Postby NeilZ » Sat Mar 07, 2015 8:50 pm

F12Mahon wrote:I'm using PC+ version 11.1 on a windows VISTA desktop.

In PC I can create backups. I've read through multiple threads about setting up Task Scheduler to perform backups. I've tried to set it up but I cannot find the file pcbackup. The PowerChurch folder is on the c drive. The subflolder is pcpluss11. It is not on a network. Does the fact we were upgraded from 11 to 11.1 make a difference? I have an 11.1 CD but my dvd drive quit. :-(

What do I do next?


The program file should be in C:\POWERCHURCH\PCPLUS111 (I'm not sure if there ever was a v11.0 ...).

You will be looking for the file named PCBACKUP111 .

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Re: Backup using Task Scheduler.

Postby F12Mahon » Thu Mar 12, 2015 5:24 pm

NeilZ wrote:
The program file should be in C:\POWERCHURCH\PCPLUS111 (I'm not sure if there ever was a v11.0 ...).

You will be looking for the file named PCBACKUP111 .



I've looked, It isn't there! I'll do a search again. I'll be getting a new dvd drive this weekend.

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Re: Backup using Task Scheduler.

Postby NeilZ » Thu Mar 12, 2015 6:22 pm

F12Mahon wrote:
NeilZ wrote:
The program file should be in C:\POWERCHURCH\PCPLUS111 (I'm not sure if there ever was a v11.0 ...).

You will be looking for the file named PCBACKUP111 .



I've looked, It isn't there! I'll do a search again. I'll be getting a new dvd drive this weekend.

Eugene


Don't worry about the number, just look for the PCBACKUP part of the name.

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Re: Backup using Task Scheduler.

Postby F12Mahon » Tue May 19, 2015 5:22 pm

I was surfing around the PowerChurch site and ran across this under new features for v11.5 .

Other features

Save and recall e-mail templates
Toggle between visual e-mail editor and HTML code
Automated backups possible now using Windows Scheduled Tasks

That explains why I couldn't find the backup command file for v11.1!

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Re: Backup using Task Scheduler.

Postby NeilZ » Tue May 19, 2015 9:52 pm

F12Mahon wrote:I was surfing around the PowerChurch site and ran across this under new features for v11.5 .

Other features

Save and recall e-mail templates
Toggle between visual e-mail editor and HTML code
Automated backups possible now using Windows Scheduled Tasks

That explains why I couldn't find the backup command file for v11.1!


Oh bother ... forgot that was added in v11.5. Well, there are a bunch of new items in v11.55, may be worth the upgrade cost.

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Re: Backup using Task Scheduler.

Postby red3recon » Tue Aug 25, 2015 9:47 pm

Is there a WIKI or tutorial on how to setup the backup using windows task scheduler? Thanks!
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Re: Backup using Task Scheduler.

Postby NeilZ » Wed Aug 26, 2015 6:44 am

red3recon wrote:Is there a WIKI or tutorial on how to setup the backup using windows task scheduler? Thanks!


The Knowledgebase under the Support menu on the main website has many such tutorials. A search on automatic backups brought up this article:

https://www.powerchurch.com/support/438 ... -fall-2014

the newsletter does have an article on setting up the Task Scheduler to do the backup.

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Re: Backup using Task Scheduler.

Postby red3recon » Thu Aug 27, 2015 8:50 pm

NeilZ wrote:
The Knowledgebase under the Support menu on the main website has many such tutorials..


I guess I should have looked on the actual site first...I am accustom to cheap programs that only have user support forums! Thanks again!
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