Dell Backup and Recovery (DBaR) and Windows 10

Dell Backup and Recovery (DBaR) and Windows 10





Follow the guidelines below for using the Dell Backup and Recovery (DBaR) application with Windows 10.


Dell Backup and Recovery (DBaR) version 1.9 is only available for systems that upgrade to Windows 10.

The Dell Backup and Recovery (DBaR) Update to version 1.9 is only available to systems that upgrade to Windows 10. This is to maintain compatibility for the DBaR application.

Systems that ship with Windows 10 will not have Dell Backup and Recovery (DBaR) pre-installed.

NOTE: If Dell Backup and Recovery is not updated as recommended (prior to updating to Windows 10), the only recourse left is to revert back to the previous working operating system. If the operating system rollback is not successful, the final solution may require a fresh reinstall of the operating system and Dell Backup and Recovery.

Update notification.

Dell systems that have Dell Backup and Recovery (DBaR) and have upgraded to the Windows 10 operating system will notice a Dell Recommended Update on the Dell Backup and Recovery dashboard. This Windows 10 update will update DBaR to version 1.9 which is fully compatible with Windows 10.

If a download link is needed for DBaR 1.9 it can be downloaded from the following link: Dell Backup and Recovery (DBaR) Version 1.9 (See Figure 1.)

NOTE: Dell Backup and Recovery (DBaR) version 1.9 SHOULD NOT be installed on systems that shipped with Windows 10. Dell Backup and Recovery version 1.9 is ONLY for systems either upgrading to Windows 10 or have already upgraded to Windows 10.

Systems that ship with Windows 10 installed from the factory use the Windows 10 native Backup and Restore. Windows Backup and Restore can be found by Clicking Start, Settings, Update & Security then Backup.

DBaR Dell Recommendation for update
Figure 1. DBaR Dell Recommendation for update

Click the Install Upgrade Button to start the upgrade process. (See Figure 2.)

DBaR install update
Figure 2. - DBaR install update

Then click the Start Button. (See Figure 3.)

DBaR Start button
Figure 3. - DBaR Start button

If you check for a web update on DBaR while in Windows 8.1 then you will be shown the message below: (See Figure 4.)

DBaR Update available
Figure 4. - DBaR Update available

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Article ID: SLN298526

Last Date Modified: 06/04/2019 04:43 PM


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