How to backup and restore ZoneAlarm settings Updated April 04, 2021 00:28 Warning: This feature is NOT designed to share settings among computers, or to be manually edited.Editing the file improperly can make the backup file unable to be used to restore settings. Backup your ZoneAlarm security settings: In the Preferences window, click Backup in the Backup and Restore Security Settings section. Select a location and a name for a backup .xml file. Click Save.The Backup confirmation window opens. Click OK. Click OK. Restore previously saved security settings: In the Preferences window, click Restore. Select a backup file. Click Open.The Restore confirmation window opens. Click OK. Click OK. Restore the security settings to default configuration: In the Preferences window, click Reset to Default. In the Reset confirmation window that opens, Click OK.If required by the Check Point customer support, select I also want to revert my AV signatures back to their default at install time. Click OK. Click OK. Note - you must restart your computer for the reset to take effect.