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Command line option to copy shadow backup to a path

Windows server has shadow backup(previous version). WE can access it by using right click on folder and select previous version. From that we can copy the backup files to a any path by mentioning the ...
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Procedure for using Previous Versions to restore a folder that was accidentally deleted, without restoring everything around it

We have ShadowCopy enabled so that files can be reverted to previous versions. Sometimes, a folder is accidentally deleted. The known fix is to restore the containing folder, but that restores ...
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volume shadow copy always fails

Starting from last December, I cannot make any shadow copies. Everything which uses shadow copies, including Windows backup, System Restore and online disk check fails. My system is running Windows 8 ...
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How much space does volume shadowing take up?

So for example in a server environment I set up shadowing on volume N, how much space do I assign for it? Would a 1mb word document take up 1mb shadowing space on the volume?
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FreeBSD password file

What would be FreeBSD password file equivalent of linux /etc/shadow and /etc/passwd? Is it the same? According to what I heard /etc/passwd exists in FreeBSD, but not sure in case of /etc/shadow.
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Is there a tool to copy a folder using shadow copy?

Is there a tool similar to Robocopy or TeraCopy that would do a "shadow copy" of a folder? I'm not sure if this is technically possible on Windows 7 but what I'd like to find a utility that, when I ...
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How to restore entire disk to a prior snapshot made using Shadow Copy using command line program?

I am trying to emulate software such as Faronics DeepFreeze using Win7's built-in Shadow Copy functionality. I am able to create snapshot of entire disk, and I can see that changes are tracked. ...
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Shadow copy to clone system volume on Windows XP

I am looking for a program that uses shadow copy to copy the contents of a Windows XP system volume that is running. I.e. I want to clone the system volume with the following snags: (1) I want to be ...
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Free solution to backup folders to external SFTP server with shadow copy

I have an account in university on Linux machine with 10TB of free space accessible via SFTP. I would like to backup my Windows 7 x64 laptop to university. Currently I am using rsync+cygwin, but ...
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Volume Shadow Copy not Working on HP MediaSmart Server

I've got an HP MediaSmart EX485 server running at home which is seemingly working great, with potentially one exception: shadow copies don't seem to exist. This isn't a huge deal, but would be nice to ...
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Strange, possible “shadow copy” issue where two editors show different contents

I have some code that is reading a config file, but when I open the file in TextPad, I see different values than my application does. I checked it with Notepad. Notepad agrees with my application, ...
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What's using up my disk space?

My Vista 64 installation is to drive C, a 150 GB hard drive. I also have a 1.5 TB drive D. My C drive has 12.3 GB free. I don't know what's using up all the space. There's almost 83 GB !!! ...
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Windows Shadow Copy Backup and Restore

While answering another question I had to wonder: Does Vista/7's Backup and Restore Center or Windows Home Server's automated backups include the Shadow Copies/Previous Versions of files? It seems ...