Explorer Plug-In: Overview

The SnapProtect Explorer Plug-In is a product add-on to Microsoft Windows Explorer that lets you access your backed-up data directly from Windows.

The Explorer Plug-In supports these operations:

  • Browsing and restoring files from backup copies
  • Viewing content of files on backup copies
  • Creating custom views of selected files and folders from data on backup copies
  • Controlling synchronization operations of files between clients
  • Securely deleting files on local disks
  • Sharing your files and folders with other users, and accessing their shared data

Supported Platforms

Explorer Plug-In is supported on the following Windows platforms:

  • Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit and x64 Editions *
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Editions*
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Editions
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Editions
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit and x64 Editions
  • Microsoft Windows 8 Editions

* Custom archives under the “My Vault” folder are not supported.