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Can I tell if crashplan has backed up a particular file in a particular state?

I would like to be able to tell, programmatically, if CrashPlan has backed-up a particular file, including the current updates to that file. I.e., that the current contents of a file are backed up. ...
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Moved CrashPlan backup location but files in old location persist

When I installed CrashPlan on my Windows 8 computer its default was to backup up to the "Program Data" directory of the OS partition (C:). I did not notice this and ran this way for a week or so. When ...
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Is there a way to add a Crashplan friend without a friend code?

I've got a non-technical friend whose backup strategy is 'cross fingers and hope'. I've decided this is unacceptable (because I'll be the one called when hope stops working), so I installed Crashplan ...
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Synchronizing and Backing Up From OS X To Ubuntu

Last weekend I set up a small personal file server where I store most of my files. The server runs Ubuntu 13.10. For the purposes of accessing and reading/writing most files, this server works fine. ...
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Is there a way to remove a deleted file from my backup set without first restoring it?

I've got a directory in my /home/<user>/ folder that holds log dumps. A couple of days ago I decided to do some housecleaning and deleted the logs. Just now, I realized that Crashplan was ...
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How do i restore directly from a Crashplan backup destination hard drive on another computer?

I don't know if my title managed to describe my question, so here is an example: Suppose i have two home computers A and B both running e.g. windows 7. B is my home server, and it has an extra hard ...
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Restore a backup if Crashplan disappears

I am thinking about using Crashplan as a backup solution. I am planning on making incremental backups of my computer (Daily, Monthly, Yearly). The archive file that Crashplan uses for incremental ...
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Crashplan: Disable cloud backup option permanently

I am thinking of purchasing Crashplan as a backup solution. I want to back up my computer to a different local computer on the LAN and to a friends computer offsite. I do not want to use Crashplan's ...
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How to backup up with CrashPlan to Google Drive?

Can you use the free version of CrashPlan to backup your hard drive, or most likely a subset thereof, to Google Drive, assuming of course you have enough available space on Google Drive? Are there any ...
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Why is Crashplan so slow to upload my computer's files?

I just installed Crashplan on my MBP running OS X Lion. Crashplan is extremely slow in uploading all my files. Sitting overnight, it only has backed up about 4GB out of 450GB. Crashplan itself shows ...
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What files, file types, and folders to exclude from user folder backup?

When backing up a user and shared users folder using the backup software of your choice on the operating system of your choice what files, file types, and folders do you exclude from the backup?
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Crashplan won't back up or restore from external hd. How can I get my data?

I set Crashplan to back up my data to my external hard-drive, which was listed as G:/ at the time. Unfortunately, the computer would assign that letter to whatever drive was connected first on any ...
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using crashplan to backup multiple machines to crashplan-central using a single hub machine

I am playing around with CrashPlan for the last few days, and i am still trying to get the hang of it. one thing i have noticed is that upload to CrashPlan Central from my work laptop is only sending ...
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Speed up CrashPlan by transferring backups between computers using external HD?

I've just set up CrashPlan between three computers in the family (in three different locations) so that they all backup to each other over the internet. The problem is that the backup files are huge ...
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Will crashplan offsite backup work if crashplan goes out of business?

I really like the idea of using crashplan for it's offsite backup to another computer. However, seeing as how these types of services come and go seemingly daily or change plan pricing like Mozy did ...
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Does CrashPlan allow upload via FTP?

I've got the free version of CrashPlan and I am backing up my computers to each other. My web hosting provider allows me to use 50GB online storage for backup, and I'd like to integrate that with ...
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Can I recover from a complete OS X hard drive crash using CrashPlan Central?

The CrashPlan web site states: Once your files are backed up, CrashPlan continuously checks that your files are 100% healthy and ready to restore when you need them. If it finds any ...