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This page includes detailed instructions for installing the Code42 CrashPlan file backup software used on all iSchool faculty, staff, and PhD student computers.

Windows

macOS

Windows Code42 CrashPlan install instructions

1. Go to the website:

ischool.uw.edu/crashplan

sign in with your UW NetID credentials.

2. Click App Downloads, click the download icon next to Windows (64 bit) to download the installer file.

3. Double-click the downloaded .msi file, click Next at the “Welcome…” screen, select Everybody click Next at the “Installation Type…” screen, click Next at the “Select Installation Folder…” screen, click Install at the “Ready to Install” screen, click Finish when installation is complete.

4. Start the Code 42 CrashPlan application (if it does not open after installation), use the following settings:

Username: UW NetID
Server Address: crashplan.s.uw.edu
Password: UW NetID password

Click Continue.

5. Click Add New Device at the “…never backed up” screen, click Yes at the “Add as new device…” screen.

6. The Code 42 CrashPlan application will start backing up the computer.


macOS Code42 CrashPlan install instructions

1. Go to the website:

ischool.uw.edu/crashplan

sign in with your UW NetID credentials.

2. Click App Downloads, click the download icon next to Mac OS X to download the installer file.

3. Double-click the downloaded .dmg file, double-click the Install Code42 CrashPlan.pkg file, click Continue, click Install.

4. Start the Code 42 CrashPlan application (if it does not open after installation), use the following settings:

Username: UW NetID
Server Address: crashplan.s.uw.edu
Password: UW NetID password

Click Continue.

5. Click Add New Device at the “…never backed up” screen, click Yes at the “Add as new device…” screen.

6. The Code 42 CrashPlan application will start backing up the computer.


If you have any questions after reading this article or if you need any help, please don't hesitate to contact the iSchool IT Help Desk.

https://ischool.uw.edu/help
(206) 616-3086