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Cloud Credentials (username/password) - Valid credentials must be entered to use any of the D7 Cloud services, and they will be assigned to you upon request at creation of your D7 Cloud account.  These credentials are transmitted in plain text so be sure and request credentials that you don't otherwise use for other things!!!  Credentials will be saved when you perform any D7 Cloud function.  

Private 7z Password - This password is for your encrypted 7z archive, which contains your entire D7 Configuration.  Please use a different 7z password (other than your Cloud password) for security.  This password is never transmitted and remains encrypted in your D7.INI file.  

Save Your Config to the Cloud - This option will compress your entire D7 configuration into an encrypted 7z archive using your private 7z password, and upload it to your personal Cloud account.  

Restore Your Config From the Cloud - This option downloads your encrypted 7z archive from your personal Cloud account, and overwrites your existing configurations with the extracted contents.  

Download dCloudLauncher - D7 Cloud Launcher is a tiny executable you can use in remote support situations to quickly transfer over to a remote computer via your remote software.  Once on the remote system, you may run D7 Cloud Launcher to automatically download the latest version of D7 directly from www.FoolishIT.com, then download your latest configuration set from D7 Cloud.  This function will download D7 Cloud Launcher to your Windows desktop and automatically configure your D7 Cloud credentials if previously saved in your D7 config.  



Definition Sharing - These options allow you to share your various D7 definition files with others through D7 Cloud, and benefit from others and their sharing.  

Share My Defs - This will push all supported definition files to D7 Cloud, which will then be merged by D7 Cloud's server side software into a master definition list.  

Toggle Comment - This button on the Definition Sharing page is designed to put a semi-colon ; character in front of that particular entry in your definitions - you will notice in the picture above that the Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer is 'commented out' in this way.  What this does is make D7 ignore the entry when processing your definitions during the associated D7 function using that definition file, so it's as if it was never there.  This is useful for a number of reasons I won't get into here, but it's also worthy of note that items you have 'commented out' by adding the semi-colon will not be merged to cloud master lists when sharing your definitions; likewise if you have a commented out item in your list that is on the master definition list, it will not appear in the master definition lists when you browse them.