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Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, 2011, 2012 and Windows Vista:

Vista: Increased Security

AISBackup will automatically request to run as Administrator when required.


The default mode for the Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows Vista operating system uses a feature called User Account Control (UAC), this feature does not allow any program to run at the highest privilege level without user confirmation. AISBackup must be run at the highest privilege if operating system components, files belonging to another user and files that are currently in-use are to be backed up, the highest privilege mode is called Administrator. AISBackup may be started in Administrator mode by right clicking the shortcut and choosing Run as administrator. If AISBackup requires to run as an administrator you will be asked to allow this option.

How do I always run AISBackup as an administrator?

If you prefer to always run AISBackup as an administrator the AISBackup shortcut may be edited as follows: Right click the AISBackup shortcut and choose Properties / Click the Compatibility tab / check Run this program as an administrator / click OK.

64-bit Compatibility

AISBackup is compatible with the Windows 64-bit operating system's.

The minimum version of AISBackup that supports opened exclusive file backup on 64-bit versions of Windows 7 and Windows Vista is 2.8. build 373 and build 392 for 64-bit versions of Windows Server 2008.