Any Free Backup Software?

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by bryanjoe, Apr 30, 2007.

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  1. bryanjoe

    bryanjoe Registered Member

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    Once a while, i need to backup some folders and files to external harddisk.
    The only function i know is "COPY and PASTE" :D.

    So it took me quite a while for the whole process...

    Are there any free backup software? If yes, please recommend....
     
  2. incursari

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    Comodo Backup. Here you can try this....

    http://www.comodo.com/products/free_products.html
     
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    Karens replicator should work.
     
  6. Pedro

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    Everyone has a different one it seems. :)
    There's also MS PowerToys stuff.. SyncToy, supposed to be one of the best syncronizers (?), well it's easy to use anyway.
     
  7. WSFuser

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    SyncBack free or Microsoft SyncToy. Both are good.
     
  8. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hello,

    You could write - or ask someone to write - a simple batch file that will automate the process - and then you can even schedule it if needed.
    Fully customizable, 100% cheap.

    Example:

    xcopy d:\waterloo\sunset\*.* t:\backups\waterloo\
    xcopy d:\credence\clearwater\revival\*.* t:\backups\ccr\
    xcopy d:\kinks\lola\*.* t:\backups\kinks\

    And so on ...

    Mrk
     
  9. Rmus

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    Hello Mrk, That's also always been my method.

    My first backup procedure used six floppy disks - one for each of my data directories. The Batch file prompted for insertion of the next disk.

    While my storage media have changed, I still like this procedure,

    1) It's simple

    2) It's a nice feeling to design your own solutions.

    Also, it meets bryanjoe's criteria: It's free!


    regards,

    -rich
     
  10. Capp

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    You could always use the built-in windows backup that is installed on your OS. I have mine set to backup files every night to a SAN and it works just fine.
     
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    A couple simple registry tweaks work for me. You still have to do it manually but they work well.

     
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