Archive for May, 2010

Retrospect by Roxio

Friday, May 21st, 2010

According to a press release currently making the rounds, the Retrospect product has now been sold to Sonic Solutions, the makers of Roxio. To quote the press release:

We are pleased to let you know that Sonic Solutions purchased the Retrospect backup and recovery software from EMC on May 18, 2010 and is responsible for all aspects of the Retrospect product line and business going forward.

Retrospect will be part of the Roxio Division of Sonic, a leader in digital media software. Adding to our broad range of products for content creation and management capabilities for businesses and individuals, Retrospect plays a critical role in expanding the Roxio business in the backup category. We understand that backup and recovery is critical to both your business and to your customers, and the Retrospect product line significantly enhances our ability to meet these needs.

Uninstalling Retrospect 6.3 Clients and Changing Passwords

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Open the retrospect client and turn it off. Then close it and delete the \Libraries\Preferences\retroclient.state file. Now you have two options. To completely uninstall, just trash the app from the Application folder. Or if you just needed to reset the password, you can rerun the installer and it will prompt you for a password.