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How To Automatically Eject a Disk After a Backup

Personal Backup X9 allows a user to automatically eject an external disk at the completion of a backup using the Automator.

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The steps below will help configure Personal Backup to eject an external disk after a backup.

  • Launch Personal Backup.
  • Select the task.
  • Click on "Edit Settings".

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  • Under "Advanced Settings", click "Change…".

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  • Under "After running", check "Perform Actions".

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  • Drag and drop a "Get Specified Finder Items" action from "Automator Library" to the area underneath "Perform Actions".

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  • Open Finder.
  • Under the Go Menu, click Computer (shortcut = Shift Cmd C).
  • Select your destination drive in the window, drag and drop it on the top "Get Specified Finder Items" You should see a green (+) below the pointer to tell you the drop zone has been reached.

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  • Locate the 'Eject Disk' from the Automator Library, drag and drop it on the top "Get Specified Finder Items". You should see a green (+) below the pointer to tell you the drop zone has been reached.

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  • Click Apply.

Note: When you're done it should look like the screenshot above.

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