Making copies of data so that the copies may be used to restore the original after a data loss event, or for historical retention.

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Windows Backup failed with I/O error 0x8078002A

Running Windows 7 SP1 64-bit. C = SSD D = internal HDD with docs on it. E = external HDD partition 1 (2 TB) F = external HDD partition 2 (2 TB) I select Windows can choose which files to back up, ...
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Is it possible to run Windows 8 in VirtualBox from .vhd created by disk2vhd?

I want to upgrade my Windows 8.1 machine to Windows 10, but first I need to do complete refresh of the PC. As it's hard to remember everything for backup (like settings in various programs etc) I ...
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How to backup color schemes from Windows 2000?

I'm planning on a migration of a virtual machine server which requires a completely new install, and I was hoping to retrieve the custom color scheme I was using on it so I could migrate it to the new ...
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To recover Calibre library from backup?

Assume your OSX's SSD broke but you have backup in Time-machine and your spare computer is now only Linux, for instance Debian 8.1. I opened a thread about the issue also to Calibre's forum here. OSX ...
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Bootable drive mac and put other folders

If I create a bootable hard drive (for example using SuperDuper!) will I be able to put folders on that drive (just for temporary copy reasons) or does that make it impossible to boot from this hard ...
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Migrating “File History” from Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10

Currently I am using File History on my Windows 8.1 Pro machine to backup all my data to an additional disk drive. Now I would like to migrate to Windows 10 Pro by reinstalling the whole system (no ...
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Can I copy files via scp to specific folder in Windows?

I know I can copy file in "local" folder through command scp ubnt@192.168.1.20:/tmp/system.cfg /home/hp/backup/192.168.1.20/ but I'd like to copy this file to folder e.g.: C:\backup\192.168.20\ ...
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Bacula: Upgrade from Incremental to Full issue?

Using Bacula 5.2.6 I have: Job1 : Client1 Storage1 Schedule1 (Tue at 21:00) Pool1 (Volume1) Fileset1 Full And Job2 : Client1 Storage1 Schedule2 (Wed at 22:00) ...
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Prevent Bacula from sending “This command can be DANGEROUS!!!” email?

My Message contains: mail = myemail@mydomain.com = all, !skipped operator = myemail@mydomain.com = mount console = all, !skipped, !saved When I run a job that contains: RunScript { Console = ...
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Bacula: Prevent auto upgrade to Full? First weekday? Purge before, Eject after?

Using Bacula 5.2.6: 1- How to prevent an Incremental job from be upgraded automatically to Full backup if no previous Full backup was done? (Cancel the job instead upgrading it) 2- Which is the ...
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How can I perform a complete backup on Windows 7 without using the optical drive?

I have dell Inspiron N5050 laptop with the optical drive not being detected in My computer and also doesn't open on clicking the button to open.So the optical drive not opening and not being detected ...
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CentOS - Trying to backup/restore a MySQL database?

My CentOS 6 server got a server issue, so customer support took a backup of my server and reinstalled it. The backup is in a folder called /home/42406. I'm trying to find my MySQL database called ...
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Do you know any OS independend centralized backup solution? [closed]

I'm currently looking for a new backup solution for my home network. That's my IT infrastructure: - HomeServer with OpenMediaVault on Debian - 1 Arch Linux Client - 3 Windows Clients (7/8/10) - 1 ...
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Replicate data across folders on-the-fly automatically in Mac OS X 10.10.4 (Yosemite‎)

Long time Mac User running OS10.10.4. I'm looking for the best method to replciate data across separate folders on-the-fly. That is to say, I want to copy data to Folder A then have it ...
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Linux: sync/merge two (or more) directories, but keep older file versions?

got alotta help throughout the time just by simply scrolling and crawling through the vast landscape of qualified answers here from you, now's the time to ask my first question and it looks rather ...
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Why does Cloudberry Backup not list files correctly when using Amazon Glaicer?

About 10 days ago, I began a trial of Cloudberry Backup (CBB). Their Explorer product is very good and I am looking to save a few bucks by using Amazon Glacier as my offsite backup at home instead of ...
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Exclude time-limited files from backup [closed]

I am likely to receive some sensitive data marked 'delete after a certain time'. Also some free commercial software has T&Cs that prohibit copying. How can my backup strategy cope with this? I ...
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How to roll back rsync backup, and having trouble targeting a particular partition for backup

I'm using Linux Mint 17.1. I tried to set up a backup with rsync using the following command: sudo rsync -aAXv --exclude={"/dev/*","/proc/*","/media/*"} /* /media/hex/ I just installed an m.2 SSD ...
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Fastest way to backup 650K files (25 GB) between two local SSDs on Win8.1?

Short story: one of my computers died (boot partition is corrupt I think), so I ripped out out the C: drive, plugged it into my other PC, and now I'm trying to get the files off before I reformat it. ...
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How can I avoid a “cannot find file” error in Windows Backup?

I use Windows Backup regularly on my laptop to backup specific files. I recently started getting an error following each backup. Event Viewer says: Some files were not backed up. The details are ...
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System image backup and partition sizes

Quick question. Say I have a 100GB partition C: on a 500GB HDD with my OS and everything. If I make a backup(system image) and store it in a external HDD and repartition the 500GB HDD so that I have ...
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Possible to create a shortcut to backup a file in explorer shell?

The idea is simple: When I click it, an additional backup file will be the original filename + with a date and increment variable (e.g. a,b,c,d,e.... or 001,002,003,004, I am taking a,b,c,d as ...
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Are RAR-archives safe to store backups in? [duplicate]

I'm writing a little batch script to backup all data for a project that I am currently developing. The script is currently just copying all project files to a new directory (named by the date when the ...
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Windows Server Backup , MMC could not create the snap-in.

I have installed windows server 2012 r2 I installed windows back up feature which was working fine. But suddenly it is throwing the exception MMC could not create the snap-in. I have searched but ...
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Starting a backup plan for small business, which route to take? [closed]

Here is what im trying to accomplish: About 25-30GB should be backed up each day for period of one month. After that time everything older than one month will be deleted Last backup of each month ...
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Manually replacing corrupt Windows file

The results of my recent SFC scan have returned bad: Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them. Details are included in the CBS.Log %WinDir%\Logs\CBS\CBS.log. ...
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How to properly migrate a constantly changing set of files from one NAS to another?

I am moving 4.4TB of files from one NAS to another, both running Ubuntu. However there is one thing that made me a bit worried whether rsync would work or not: there is a folder whose contents that is ...
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Linux: Can I safely delete /sys/keynal/debug/hid folders?

I use Linux Mint's Backup Tool to make a backup of my all disk. During backup process, the tool freezes very often when checking (before copying) /sys/keynal/debug/hid/0003:413C:2106.0001/events Can ...
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Looking for a best backup solution for my case

I don't know if this kind of open-end question can be asked or not, but I think it is ok to ask since this is not a general question, it is with a specified situation. Please flag to remove this ...
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Attempting to backup/clone a tablet with eMMC storage running Win 8.1 x64

We are running into a lot of issues with any type of software or utilities we believe because the eMMC storage on the tablet is basically an SD card and not wanting to allow us to overwrite the data ...
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How to recover the contents of an internal hard drive without deleting its data?

I backup some files, went back to get them, and they were gone! I couldn’t find the drive that I used to back the files. Can you figure out what happened? Can you help me retrieve my files, find my ...
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Internal hard drive connected by usb no longer displays in Disk Management. How to get the drive to show without deleting it's data?

I bought this: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004RORMF6 3TB internal hard drive to back-up data across multiple computers. When I connected the sata cable to USB, the hard-drive did not ...
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How to recover files on dead WD 1TB External Hard Drive? [closed]

I accept defeat. This piece of crap is dead. Is there anyway to recover the files on it? Stupid me for never backing up on cloud, DVD's, etc. Please I need those files. :(
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how to backup Samsung grand using Bluetooth?

I have a Samsung grand mobile device and I want to backup its data including everything SMS, pictures, etc.. I am going to send my mobile phone to be fixed to the mobile store and all the data will ...
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Fail restore xampp backup

I'm trying to restore an old backup but I can not, I tried to make a new backup and restore but an error occurs. I tried the following commands all failed sh ./xampp... sh xampp... bash xampp.... ...
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Keeping data separate from OS

Is there a simple way to configure windows/linux/mac so that the OS is installed on a separate HDD/SSD to all the user data which is stored on one or more drives?My motivations are: Quick and easy ...
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I can't copy files from a HDD, do I need permission from my own account?

My friend wanted me to backup all the photos and music and text documents on his hard drive so I'm trying to do that. He gave me the whole computer. It's an OEM machine from 2005 running Windows XP. ...
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Offline backups for OneNote

I'm using Microsoft's OneNote on my Surface, is it possible to make offline backups of my notes? (Export my notes to a file) I am using OneNote version 16.0.3327.1043, it doesn't say anything about a ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2: Domain shared NAS drives disappearing, reappearing

I have a Windows Server that runs Active Directory for a small Domain, and is connected to several NAS drives over LAN. For reasons unknown, the NAS drives sometimes appear in the "Network" field of ...
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Mirror with backup of changed files

we have some largeish storage requirements (genomic data) for which we need to buy some archival space (write once, read rarely, files remain easily accessible, each user should have access to their ...
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How do you backup all your emails, by copying the 'Outlook' folder? (Outlook 2013)

[PC Advisor UK:] [...] All versions of Outlook use pst files, but the disk location has changed over the years. Right-click your email account on the left in Outlook and select Data File ...
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Fastest way to duplicate encrypted hard drives?

I used hard drive duplicator to do the sector-by-sector duplication of hard drives. I think it took about 5 hours. Pros: easy unattended, computer-free operation Cons: hard drive size ...
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Backup app data from iOS8.3 to PC

I'm using Windows and always used the iFunBox-classic to be able to backup save games, but after the update to iOS 8.3 trying to open the application by iFunBox-classic display anything, it is a blank ...
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Create a snapshot of hard drive for Synology DiskStation NAS

I am currently using my DiskStation DS415+ with TimeMachine for OS X. But in addition to this, I would also make a "snapshot" or a "lockdown" if you will, of the file contents on my computer. What ...
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Data recovery after hard disk format

I had an HP Pavilion 13 a113cl and some months ago, about march or february, I installed Windows 10 Home Insider Preview on the computer. It was going fine until I realized that it did not support ...
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wbadmin systemstate parameter

I run a powershell-based backup script using wbadmin on different systems (i.e. Windows 7 Professional / Windows 2008 R2 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 2012R2). In this script, i utilize the -systemstate ...
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How to set up NAS-like off-site backup on a budget? [closed]

I am considering buying a NAS to back up all my data. To make sure the backup is secure against local hazards, I would like to place the NAS off-site. Ideally I would like to replicate what I can do ...
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Create incremental/complete backups from a fully encrypted disk using using TrueCrypt?

I have a tricky question about whole disk encryption with TrueCrypt for which I have never found a clear answer: What method do you recommend/use for create backups from a whole disk encrypted disk ...
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Best way to backup and restore system image for laptop on Windows XP [closed]

Currently, my method is by just using the default tool in XP: Backup procedure System Tools > Backup Choose to backup system files to another partition or USB drive Now if the systen crashes ...
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Make a backup of absolutely all

My computer is giving me some problems with the battery and I'm thinking to send it to the factory. (My computer is an ASUS with Windows 8.1) But I have it very configured. I have lots of programs ...