Need Copy Program - what will do this function?

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by AaLF, Jun 22, 2014.

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  1. AaLF

    AaLF Registered Member

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    • Backup is needed for a 2TB Data HDD (not Cdrive).
    • Need to auto-copy over contents/changes to data stored e.g. daily/weekly.
    • Both original & backup HDD need to be both online fully-working.
    • Backup HDD - must remain working & functional, not an image backup for the future rather a more conventional 'copy/paste/replace contents' concept.
    So the copy-program copies over any content changes from A to B & both drives are online & fully working & accessible.
     
  2. MrBrian

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    FreeFileSync
     
  3. TheRollbackFrog

    TheRollbackFrog Registered Member

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    Bvckup2... the best replicator in the business. Uses DeltaCopy to only update the parts of files that have changed.
     
  4. Brian K

    Brian K Imaging Specialist

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    If you like scheduled batch files, Robocopy. It's already in Windows.

    Code:
    @echo off
    if not defined RunTask set RunTask=1 & start "robocopy" /min %SystemRoot%\system32\cmd.exe /c "%0" & goto :EOF
    robocopy G:\ F:\Backup_G *.* /mir /XD "System Volume Information" Recycler $Recycle.bin /copyall /dcopy:t /r:0 /log:c:\rclog.txt /v /xj /tee
    attrib -s -h F:\Backup_G
     
  5. allizomeniz

    allizomeniz Registered Member

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    I've been using FreeFileSync for about a year now and very happy with it. You can schedule batch jobs for unattended syncs but I've never done it, I've just read about it in the Help file.
     
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    Baedric Registered Member

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    I have two that I have used in the past. FastCopy and Karen's Replicator. I am not positive they will do everything you are looking for though.
     
  8. AaLF

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    Thanks 4 the replies guys. Went with robocopy with a simple gui for ease of use for novices. And I gotta give a big thumbs up.
     
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