When adopting a computer, you want to select the correct backup archive. In some cases, you might have an old archive that was forgotten or replaced. This article will help you identify which computer to adopt.
Identify the correct version
You can identify which computer to adopt in three different ways:
- Computer name
- Time of last backup
- Archive size
The screenshot below shows what the adoption screen looks like if you have multiple computers:
Adopt the correct version
To select the archive:
- Click the name of the archive you wish to adopt
- Click Ok
CrashPlan synchronizes the file selection on your computer with what is stored on the destination.