Can Paragon make a backup FROM an external Drive?

Discussion in 'Paragon Drive Backup Product Line' started by MsJinnifer, Jul 31, 2013.

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  1. MsJinnifer

    MsJinnifer Registered Member

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    I have limited HD capacity on my laptop so I work from and keep all my data on an USB external HDD. Can Paragon backup from this onto a second external HDD? :doubt:
    If the answer is "Yes" does that apply to the free as well as the paid version?
    Thanks -- I can't see any info about this anywhere else...
     
  2. Robin A.

    Robin A. Registered Member

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    As long as the Paragon program "sees" all the drives, you can select the source and target locations freely. Of course the obvious restrictions apply. For example, you can´t store an image of a partition in the same partition, or in a partition that doesn´t have enough free space.
     
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    You can, paradoxically :)
     
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    J_L Registered Member

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    By from, I think you meant to. Yes, Paragon can backup to that drive as long as your computer can write files there.
     
  5. MsJinnifer

    MsJinnifer Registered Member

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    No, sorry if I wasn't clear.... I don't mean "to", I mean "from". I want to back up data that I keep on my permanently attached external drive (because I have limited space on my internal HD). I want to back it up to a second external drive.

    I guess my question is, will Paragon "see" it as a drive to be backed up from, not as a drive to be backed up to?
     
  6. J_L

    J_L Registered Member

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    I'm fairly certain Paragon will allow you to choose any drive as source and destination as long as they're different. It may recommend a backup location according to free space, but that doesn't determine your choice.
     
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    Thanks! Hoping that I can get it to not fight with WD passport software (backup destination HD):rolleyes:
     
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