Fast Backup

By dani_17 ยท 4 replies
Oct 13, 2003
  1. hi!!

    I tested a lot of backup programs and still couldn't get the one that fullfills my needs. I thought other people here might be looking for something similar, so i post this.

    The option i couldn't find is a backup type that doesn't copy over all the files. It just syncs the folders. I want this because it's a lot faster than moving 10 gb+ every time i need to do a backup.

    I just want to keep my stuff mirrored in a folder in another pc thats in the network. Other programs will just copy over all the stuff. I want the program to first check out which files i created, modified and deleted in my local files, and then reflect that same changes in the remote backup folders.

    Can anyone help me? I realle tried a lot of backup programs..l about 15 of them hehe
  2. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +8

    You are talking about some sort of incremental backup.

    I am sure that the backup program built into windows does just that.
  3. dani_17

    dani_17 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 146

    Its more a sort of 'folder sychronization'...

    no compresson or archiving needed
  4. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    I used xxcopy for my incremental backup needs. It's 100% command line though, which may or may not be your thing. Once a batch file is properly setup, you can do an incremental backup of certain folders and certain types of files with the double click of your mouse.
  5. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

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