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Oct
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comment Automatic backup software?
@qbantek: RAID is way overkill here... and besides, I'm using the basic disks for separate purposes (among them Linux), I don't want to convert them to dynamic disks. (And I should really stop saying "disks"... they're two SSDs, one of them much smaller than the other.)
Oct
28
comment Automatic backup software?
That's certainly one way, but by no means the only way. A file system filter driver would work as well.
Oct
28
comment Automatic backup software?
Unless you can tell me how to make the source control automatically commit my saves before I make the next one, and how this would generalize to other files, I don't think this works...
Oct
28
comment Automatic backup software?
Note that I want to sync before a save, not afterward. I don't think DropBox syncs before a save.
Oct
28
comment Automatic backup software?
+1 as much as I hated reading the answer =P
Oct
28
comment Automatic backup software?
@MariusMatutiae: That was just one example, the same can happen with any other kind of file (images, etc.).
Oct
28
comment Automatic backup software?
@MariusMatutiae: Not to mention that I just lost some data today precisely because the system froze when my editor was writing to a file (no idea why, but that's beside the point). If the file had been backed up somewhere else the moment before it was altered, this couldn't have happened.
Oct
28
comment Automatic backup software?
@MariusMatutiae: Maybe editing a text file, as a simple example? I save after almost every line I write... a lot can happen in 5 minutes. Occasionally I end up deleting something I could have used later. Undo only helps if I haven't already undone -- but disk space is cheap so I want to just have all the copies if I can.
Oct
28
asked Automatic backup software?
Oct
28
comment How to only allow particular programs to modify certain files?
@Keltari: I didn't ask how to do it natively either, I asked if there's a program that can do this.
Oct
28
comment How to only allow particular programs to modify certain files?
@Keltari: I don't see why it wouldn't be possible. It's basically the same thing that an antivirus does -- it denies access to some programs except itself.
Oct
28
asked How to only allow particular programs to modify certain files?
Oct
28
answered Can't enable File History with external drive
Oct
28
asked Can't enable File History with external drive
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comment How to upgrade Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 offline?
@Ramhound: Yup I saw, thanks!
Oct
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comment How to upgrade Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 offline?
What would I put for the serial number?
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