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I was wondering if there was some sort of free software where I can run a backup utility on my PC and load the files onto my Mac without having to manually copy all the files myself?

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Is the PC and Mac on the same Local Network? – Canadian Luke Jan 5 '12 at 23:13
    
@Luke Probably, but I can't say for sure and anyway this is for a friend and I don't think she'd know how to network them. – bought777 Jan 5 '12 at 23:45
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This should do the trick: http://www.aerofs.com/

Free software to automatically sync collections of files on different computers. It's peer-to-peer and works both when the computers on the same LAN (very fast) or even across the internet. They have a version for PC and Mac, so just download the appropriate one on each computer, define the directories you want to sync/backup and you're in business.

Good luck,
yosh

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Nice find! Thanks a ton! – bought777 Jan 5 '12 at 23:46

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