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I'm looking for a better way to backup my stuff 400GB.

I have a folder called C:\Pocket and everything important is in that folder,

Right now, I have a 1TB external harddrive and every week or so I would simply empty the contents of the external harddrive and copy the contents of C:\Pocket into my external harddrive.

I wouldn't say its much of a hassle, but definitely there are some hassle in this process. for one thing, the time it takes to copy 400GB of stuff over into the external harddisk is time consuming. And sometimes when I'm working with some files I have to ensure that they are first closed and little stuff like these.

What better solutions do I have?

I'm looking for a practical solution for a student with a monthly income of $0 (though of course if it is a one-time fee of buying some hardware of course I can afford it)

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More information required - do you need one way, or two way syncing? do the files change, or are files simply added on? –  Journeyman Geek Aug 30 '11 at 13:56
    
@Journeyman , i'm not sure what's being vague here. its a backup of the folder C:\Pocket onto an external harddrive disk. what's a one way sync? isn't sync always two ways? –  Pacerier Aug 30 '11 at 17:50

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You can try to use a free backup software like AutoBackup or another free backup software. It can be scheduled and it might even only copy the new (or modified) files to the backup folder (of this I am not 100% sure).

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cool i'l give it a try –  Pacerier Aug 30 '11 at 17:48

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