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Software to create or restore data backups.

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Best iphone backup tool for enterprise

Looking for a program that will backup up and deploy backups to Iphones, have roughly 50-60 Iphones which need to be backed up and rolled out across 3 days. Looking for something simple if possible. ...
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Folder Encryption Software

I am using Google Drive locally on my PC as an off-site backup solution for my data. To ensure there are levels of encryption to help prevent my files being readable, I am using the following method: ...
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Synchronize directories (backup) solution that can read MFT for changes

I'm going to back up a partition (or some folders on a partition), but it has large enough directory structure so I don't want to wait until it recursively scans for file changes through all the disk ...
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Modern file management: tags for every file, web mirror/URL, files distributed across media (internal disk, external disk, optical)

I'm looking for software projects that give more useful features than the traditional experience in current Windows / Mac OS / Linux file browsers. Especially features that help you integrate the ...
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Software to backup incrementally to cloud provider

I'm looking for software to implement backups from a NAS (which runs a vanilla Linux distribution) to a cloud storage/backup provider. The NAS stores 1-3TB of document & media files. In particular,...
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Backup solution for laptops

I am looking for a solution that would help me backup data of users that often work outside of office. Our environment is consistent - everyone is using Windows 7 laptops. What I am expecting from my ...
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CLI Based Backup Solution

I can make a simple script that performs most of what I require, but I'd like to see if there is a solution already created out to accomplish what I desire. Essentially, at present, there is a ...
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Sync encrypted drives

I'm looking for a solution that can encrypt AND sync targeted drives/folders in one go. What I am trying to accomplish is that I have an encrypted partition (currently using Truecrypt, but any other ...
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Backup Outlook data for several users in one go?

Is there any backup software that can backup outlook/addressbook/contacts (outlook contacts) on Windows for all users in one go ? Having to click-through all of it for every user on the PC manually ...
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Solution for archive of personal data

I need way to store all my personal data in the same way, which support these abilities: Store all kind of files (photo/video, office documents, emails, ebooks, personal calendar, contact list) with ...
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I need automated file transfer software for Windows

I am looking for a recommendation for software that automatically moves files from drive A to B. When Drive A is nearly full oldest files should be moved to drive B and when Drive B is nearly full ...
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Automatically backup photos from iOS

I'm looking for an iOS app to automatically backup photos. Perfect would be a solution which backups the photos to a server (e.g. a Raspberry PI) in my local network (via WiFi). But I'm also thinking ...
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Software to backup/restore these settings in Windows

Freshly reinstalling Windows you lose a lot of settings. Even if you have backup finding out and restoring these settings is tedious. Is there a software that backs up and restores these ...
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Cloud storage for files that shouldn't be changed

I have more than 5 Terabytes of video files. Currently stored on a Synology NAS. I want to backup to the cloud. However, video storage is not a natural fit to neither "cloud disk" (Google Drive) ...
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Backup program for encrypted data for linux

I was sent over here by the super user guys, because my question is better suited here. I have that policy that I leave no data unencrypted, so I am looking for a program or suite of scripts that ...
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Free (gratis) software to clone a Windows boot drive

What do you recommend for gratis (free of cost) software to clone a Windows boot drive? The same software must be able to restore the cloned partition as well as the boot record. I would strongly ...
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Home Backup for OSX and Windows

Anyone who can suggest a good / tested solution for my scenario. I have MacBook Pro 2015 with running both El Capitan and Windows 10 (Boot Camp). I would like to be able to do Regular backups ...
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What cloud-sync software provides this functionality?

(X-post from SuperUser) I currently use LiveDrive but I am looking to migrate. This is not a "recommend me" thread in that I seek pros and cons, which are subject to change and sway to opinion; ...
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Gratis Android manager for Windows

I am looking for a gratis Windows app which allows me to access/control/backup & restore/file transfer my Android device. That's it really; it sounds simple enough, but I have been searching ...
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Android backup/restore - complete clone, including settings

I damaged my phone, got a new one and found that my restore was only partial - apps, contacts, photos. However, I had spent a long time choosing settings and these were not restored. What I am ...
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Backup software that works off the pull model

I need to make backups of a variety of files, ranging from code files to pictures and music. I intend to backup to a USB stick, and for security/data integrity I want to only backup manually. The USB ...
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Disc cloning tool with the option to exclude folders

I am looking for a disc cloning tool that can create and restore a bootable disk image of a windows PC with boot sector, MBR, recovery partition, etc. However the disk image should be as small as ...
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SharedPreferences Backup Tool for Android

Can anyone recommend a SharedPreferences backup tool for Android? I would like to select individual apps, and backup their SharedPreferences. I would prefer the backup to be in human readable format....
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incremental backup manager for filesystem and database on php

I am searching for a php/mysql based backup management system for files (incremental) and DB (incl. Cron-algorythm). I would like to manage my backups and (if possible) have a restore function for DB ...
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Free/ Open Source/ Cheap: Lean & light way to Backup & Restore few INI/ CFG files?

I do not intend to run major backup processes for lot of heavy files here so need something super light & lean that can run in background without much memory or CPU cycles. I'd like for it to ...
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Hiren's BootCD replacement

Please suggest replacement software for Hiren's BootCD. It doen't detect my SATA hard drive as it is connected via AHCI and I can't change it in BIOS. The tools I used from HBCD (order from the most ...
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Software for hardware enforced data backup?

The Problem (may be skipped) I'm thinking about transitioning to an improved backup solution in the long-term compared to what I did until now (which is documented in my other question). So in short,...
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Backup software with dedup, remote/cloud and BMR option

I am currently looking for backup software with special intended usuage and requirements. The backup scenario is that we want to backup several branchoffice/customer networks with about a dozen users ...
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Realtime WordPress Backup Plugin

I'm looking for a WordPress plugin that takes real-time backups of both the file system and the database of the WordPress instance. I would like the plugin to meet these requirements: Does not use ...
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Snapshot Creation Software for Windows sans VM

Most of us are familiar with VMware and such snapshot functionality. It's extremely useful for taking a snapshot of an entire operating system with accompanying user files at given points in time in ...
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Software to use Windows based user workstations for backup and storage

Is there a program that can take advantage of all of the unutilized storage on 500+ Windows workstations spread out across our network? I was thinking of a server software that would appear as one ...
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Software to clone two hard drives

The question is regarding Windows 8.1, I have 1 old hdd of 500GB and 1 new hdd of 1TB. The 500GB drive has two partitions on it, one for Windows, one for data. I need to clone everything, exactly ...
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Need a Freeware APC software

I have a SmartUps 750 I have it hooked up with the drivers installed works great but would like to be able to see visual stats via pc. I have the USB cable connected. I've read that APC Powerchute ...
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IMAP Email backup to .eml files named by date - time- subject - sender to local folders that match IMAP folders

I'm looking for a software that will backup email, to local disk, as .eml files and place them in local folders on the disk that correspond to their folders, hierarchically, in the IMAP account. I ...
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Backup for windows VMs and Data

My Setup Lab1 Server has two drives M: Data around 1.7GB V: VMWare Virtual Machines around 2GB Z: I use this drive to backup both M: and V: i used Windows Servers backup, a Full backup takes 24+...
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Tool to backup, verify & restore specified files on Linux

I want ability to specify multiple named groups of files/folders to archive & encrypt at local hard drive. Absolutely necessary is a built in ability to restore backup at specified location & ...
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cPanel Backup Solution by Directory

I'd like a backup solution for some servers running cPanel/WHM, it can be free or paid (more likely, if such a solution even exists). It has to support the following: Work within cPanel/WHM (as a ...
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Local alternative to backblaze

After a disk crash of 3 disks at once, I need a better backup strategy. In principle, Backblaze would be the right thing for me, but my data volume and my DSL bandwidth just don't match. Since I ...
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Software to output the flattened directory tree in a particular format

What I'm looking for is some sort of software that is able to output to a text file the flattened directory tree/hierarchy, including any file in it. It's for backup purposes. Say for example, I have ...
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Google Cloud Storage (Nearline) - Incremental/differential backup tool

Looking for a backup tool that can do incremental/differential backups to Google Cloud Storage (nearline). Currently I'm using a command line tool (Gsutil) provided by Google. However, I find it's ...
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Software to automatic backup / disaster recovery CMS websites

I run a lot of local business websites, a lot of them are on external, cheap servers (limited transfer, limited script execution time etc.) and owners refuse to pay a lot of money for a proper backup. ...
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Android app for backing up SMS messages from SIM card

Does anyone know of a (preferably gratis) app for Android that can read SMS messages stored on a SIM card, and output them to as a file (XML, CSV, some neutral format) onto internal storage or SD card....
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Simple self-hosted sync system for Android contacts and calendar events

I want to be able to backup and share Android contacts and calendar events without using Google. As such, I am seeking software recommendations for a simple self-hosted sync system for Android ...
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Libraries for building a backup program in .NET

I'm thinking of building a backup program that suits my needs and since I'm familiar with C#, I'm looking for a few libraries that I'd need to achieve that. The library or libraries should support ...
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VMware Workstation Player snapshots

I have several virtual machines in VMware Workstation 12 Player on my local computer, and I need to take snapshots of some of the machines from time to time. Unfortunately, the free version does not ...
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Software to create identical copy of system hard drive with all partitions

I just got a new-ish HP laptop. I plan to install a few different OSes on it for multi-booting along with the installed Windows. Before I mess with any of that, I'd like to make a bulletproof, ready ...
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The cheapest online service to store 3TB of archive data? [closed]

Now I'm using Dropbox with 1TB plan which costs me 100$/year. But I need 3TB and without any smart synchronization and stuff - so I can just upload my archives and download them back when I need. It'...
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Tool to save the track names and links of a SoundCloud account

I'm looking for a tool to list/save/backup the (public) track names and their links of a given SoundCloud account. For example, at a minimum, given the following web address... https://soundcloud....
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Backup software for Windows

Does anybody know of any Windows backup software free / low cost that does direct drive to drive copy and will delete the oldest full back of the drive to prevent it from becoming full? I am thinking ...
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Linux backup software (use backup2l?)

Today I've set backing up most important files on my Debian Linux server with backup2l and a Google Drive client. But some files (MySQL dumps) are big and change often. This way I was unable to set ...