Questions on BACKING UP data

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  1. Balzak

    Balzak New Member

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    I work on a laptop that has 2 hard drives.

    HDD#1 is partitioned into 2 sections, one for windows/programs, the other for my documents and everything else.

    HDD #2 is empty (trying to figure out what to do with it...maybe for backup)



    What is a good and easy way to maintain a very current backup of all my data (probably backed up daily since I'm always working on things)? Are there any great backup programs?
     
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  3. Balzak

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    awesome, i'll try it - thanks!
     
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    Balzak New Member

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    This looks promising...i wonder if it just syncs when the computer is idle, or does it on startup...
     
  5. trano

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    i think norton anti virous all in one does that automatically for you.
     
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    I use a program called Second Copy. Similar to the sync toy, but not free.

    You setup profiles of source and dest. folders and how often you want it to run. I usually keep my stuff to manual and then backup every couple of days.
     
  7. awns729

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    SyncBack is a super powerful program that'll do everything you're looking for. I just downloaded it yesterday, it's on download.com. It can be scheduled to run, and the options are endless. You really need to check it out.

    For ex, if your dest drive is missing a file, it can either copy it from the source or delete it off the source too. Or same thing if the source is missing a file the dest drive isn't. There ar ejust so many options with it.
     
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