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Can I change backup location from USB to network share and continue incremental backups?

I have an external hard drive which I use for backups of a Windows 7 Professional system. I already used Windows Backup to make an initial backup of approx 400 GB of data on that drive when it was ...
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Bat file to backup when the cable is connected [duplicate]

I need to do a Bat file (or something like that) that do a Incremental Backup of some especified folders when, and just when, the Ethernet Cable is connected. How can I do it? I have no idea how can ...
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Windows backup with support for incremental binary backup

Currently, I'm using the Windows 8.1 file history backup, but it has a major weakness. Large files are copied in their entirety each time they change. For instance, I have some virtual machines files ...
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1answer
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How can I limit the disk I/O priority for a process in Windows XP?

I have a setup where a Windows XP machine gets backed up to a server on the LAN, using rsync. Because of operational requirements, the backup needs to happen while the machine is in use. While this is ...
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Is there ANY backup tool that can handle 256 path length limit on NTFS?

Is there ANY backup tool that can handle 256 path length limit on NTFS ? I'm not talking about a sync or filecopy tool like robocopy, but an incremental backup tool like cobian backup (which cannot ...
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What files should be excluded from a complete Windows backup?

I'm starting to use CrashPlan to backup my Win 7 PC. I've got it writing to my external HD (for quick local restores) and to CrashPlan Central (for offsite storage). I'd like to backup my entire C:\ ...
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1answer
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SW recommendation for background backup of selected folders

I'm looking for SW utility (for Windows 7 x64) which is able to run as background process, monitor selected folders and synchronize changes to backup folder on different drive (incremental backup). It ...
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3answers
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Backup software for incremental swapped-out drives?

We're using Acronis Home 11 to backup our main Windows machine at the office. We have a set of portable hard drives that we swap out each week, for redundancy. We have incremental sets ( a new diff of ...
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On demand incremental NTFS partition backup

This is somewhat a continuation of my related failed question. I've decided to go with a filesystem approach rather that the whole disk in one chunk. I'm wondering what the best way to do this is. I'm ...
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Incremental backup and sync software

I need a free software for Windows (with gui or command line) that does incremental backup copying all files and storing changed or deleted files in a directory named like last change date (or a ...