Code 42 Backup

Thayer School uses the Dartmouth IT Service's Code 42 desktop backup service for backing up all Thayer owned computers.

Installing

Mac Code 42 Setup

To install and configure Code 42:

  1. Go to the Code 42 page in the Dartmouth Software Center application on your computer. (It will be labeled "Thayer Code 42" and have no icon).
  2. Click the "Install" button.
  3. After installing, Code 42 should start automatically. If it doesn't, you can launch it from the Applications folder.
  4. Enter your netID@dartmouth.edu for your username. (You may need two authenticate through Duo)
  5. Code 42 should start backing up your computer.

If everything looks good, then you should be all set! If you are at all unsure about whether or not it was set up correctly, please reach out to us so that we can make sure your computer is backing up properly.

Windows Code 42 Setup

Code 42 may already be installed ... check the Start menu.  If you only need to setup Code 42 skip to step 4, otherwise to install and configure Code 42:

  1. Launch the Software Center from the Windows Start menu.
  2. Select "Thayer Code 42...", and Click the "Install" button.
  3. After installing, Code 42 needs to be launched from the Windows Start menu
  4. Enter your netID@dartmouth.edu for your username. (You may need two authenticate through Duo).
  5. Code 42 should start backing up your computer.

If everything looks good, then you should be all set! If you are at all unsure about whether or not it was set up correctly, please reach out to us so that we can make sure your computer is backing up properly.

Recovering data

You can recover data using the Code42 desktop application or, for smaller amounts of data, using the Code 42 web interface.

Instructions for restoring with the Code42 CrashPlan app are available here.

Web restore instructions are available here.