INSTALLING & STARTING BITPACK DRIVE

Install BitPack Drive

You must install BitPack Drive before you can begin saving documents on your local computer to BitPack. You can download BitPack Drive here.


Step 1:

To run the installation wizard, click the bitpackdrivesetup.exe execution file you just downloaded.

Step 2:

In the installation wizard, on the Select Additional Tasks screen, select the Install Options, and then click Next.

Step 3:

In the final page of the installation wizard, select the Launch BitPack Drive checkbox. After installation, you must restart your computer before you can start BitPack Drive.

Set up BitPack Drive

After installation and restarting your computer, BitPack Drive should open automatically.


Step 1:

You will first enter the Server URL: https://account.bitpack.com

Step 2:

Then you will enter your account username and password like seen below.

How it works

After you map your BitPack server account, the same content that is available from the User Portal is listed locally as a drive.

You can add/delete/edit files that are stored on your BitPack server folder.

After you configure BitPack Drive for the first time, you can change the configuration by editing the settings again. To access BitPack Drive settings at any time, from the system tray, right-click the BitPack Drive icon and select Settings.

Note:

If Drive did not open after restarting your computer, use the following steps to launch BitPack Drive.

Step 1: Use the start menu

Step 2: From the system tray, right-click the BitPack icon and select Settings

The system tray refers to the block of small icons on the lower right corner of Microsoft Windows operating systems (where the clock and volume controls are located by default).

HOW TO USE BITPACK DRIVE

Desktop Search

Taskbar Search

Taskbar Search option will show the basic Search UI with default search paths.

Context Menu Search

For an example, here the search is going to trigger items in “My Files” only.
Note that you can change the path after clicking search.

Windows Explorer Integration

You can access the following BitPack options in Drive’s Explorer window when you right-click:

When working in the Explorer window, you will also see lock notifications:

  • If you click once on a file, the LOCK notification appears.

  • Hovering over a file with your cursor, you may see it unlock. This is normal. The lock will be released on file inactivity.

  • Sometimes you will see a notification of a file being locked or unlocked as a search progresses. This is normal. Auto-lock and unlock can happen on file access.