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How does SyncBack detect if two files are different?

I'm currently using SyncBack's free version, SyncBackFree, to mirror files from a LAN directory to a directory in my PC, after reading this SU post: How can I keep folders synchronized between several ...
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How to diagnose incomplete Backups?

I have used both Acronis and Windows backup to take a backup and restore it to another computer. Both fail. When I do a count of the size of the restored files and the amount of them they are both ...
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Can a file change size when the transfer protocol changes?

I am very curious about what I have just found happening on my computers. I have set up SyncBackPro to synchronize a music folder from my home desktop to my laptop using Windows network share (SMB). ...
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How To Backup System To External Source And Then Use Boot From It?

I know Windows 7 has built-in backup facility and i also am familiar with 2BrightSparks' SyncBackSE utility. I have questions about backing up sensitive information to external source and booting ...
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Windows 7 goes into standby while Syncback is working on a profile

Normally windows shouldn't go into standby mode until the profile has finished copying the files, but on this computer it does and afterwards a get a whole bunch of error message regarding the failed ...
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Acronis True Image vs SyncBack for Windows 7 / Windows XP backups

I have been using Acronis True Image Home for some time and I am generally happy with it. I did a quick search here and found that here ...
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Best way to synchronise photos to three machines. Laptop, Desktop, NAS

I'm using Picasa as my photo management software, and I have a collection of photos that gets downloaded from my cameras either onto my Desktop or onto my Laptop. I'd like to automatically have ...
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Restoring using SyncBack without profiles

I backed up my internal hard drive (C:) using SyncBack onto an external (USB) hard drive with maximum compression. I then performed a clean install of Windows Vista onto the computer. I forgot to ...