Windows Backup Question

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  1. Drifter87

    Drifter87 Yippi-kay-ay, Motherfucker

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    How good is the program that comes with windows that will backup your data?
     
  2. 5Gen_Prelude

    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    It does the job - it's a very watered down version of Backup Exec which is the industry standard.
     
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    Sexual Vanilla New Member

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    It does the job, but is a piece of shit.
     
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    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    it's a piece of shit, don't use it. use something simple like syncback to automate your backups to an external drive
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    Can you explain what you don't like about it?
     
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    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    you end up with a single bkf file. if the file becomes corrupt, you lose everything
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    So use multiple files...

    Any corruption to your backup creates a similar problem.
     
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    I use it, works well for simple tape backups.
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    I use it to backup to an external drive myself.
     

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