Can I just back a folder?

Discussion in 'Acronis True Image Product Line' started by CodeHunter, Jul 6, 2005.

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  1. CodeHunter

    CodeHunter Registered Member

    Jul 6, 2005
    Hi All,
    Is there anyway to just back a folder instead of creating an image first and then using incremental feature?

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  2. pvsurfer

    pvsurfer Registered Member

    Sep 1, 2004
    California - USA
    Not with TI... the smallest unit you can backup is a partition. TI is great for backing up an entire partition or drive but not individual folders/files (although you can recover individual folders/files).

    For what you want to do, a file-by-file backup program is best; then again, why not simply copy the folder(s) to some other media (and if quite large, archive it with WinZIP or WinRAR)!
  3. Acronis Support

    Acronis Support Acronis Support Staff

    Apr 28, 2004
    Hello CodeHunter,

    Thank you for your interest in Acronis Disk Backup Software.

    Acronis True Image cannot backup selected files or directories, because Acronis creates disk image it can only backup an entire drive or partition. Note that you can still restore individual files or folders from a backup image. Hopefully informed you well. If you have further questions concerning our software, please feel free to contact us again.

    Thank you.
    Irina Shirokova
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