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Software to create or restore data backups.

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Backup tool for windows 10

For years I was using Symantec system recovery 2011 to backup up to 5 PCs with Windows 7 on a small network. Now I need to migrate all PCs to Windows 10 and SSR 2011 is no longer supported (new ...
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Differential copy solution for Windows

I need to do a daily backup of a set of large files (>3GB each) that have a, maybe, 20 ΜΒ difference each day, mostly overwritten parts. The problem is both the time needed to complete the daily ...
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Automated full system backup solution that deletes old backup files as needed

I have an external hard drive that I want to use to do full scheduled backups of my PC, but the problem is, I need it to delete previous backups when it needs more storage space automatically. ...
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Backup an operating system via ssh?

Is it possible to make a copy of all files on a disk i.e. clone and backup the entire operating system including all directories and files via ssh? I have root access and I want to be able to restore ...
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WD My Passport Backup Software for Windows

I just recently got a portable hard drive for backups, and in starting to use the software that WD includes I have gotten annoyed by the lack of information that it gives. All it tells you is the ...
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File backup, free for commercial use

I just want to backup a single directory. I need a gratis Windows app, with its own scheduler (I don't want to use the Windows scheduler). The app *must *: either all allow me to schedule the backup ...
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Windows 10 backup software which simply mirror my data onto the backup disk

I'd like to run backup to an external disk, and have the backed up files available for use without using the backup software. In other words, I'd like my backed up files not to be stored in a closed ...
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Backup software for macOS which support SMB

I'm using Bvckup 2 on Windows which can do daily specific folder/files backup to a home NAS (through an SMB share) and allows me to specify the network username/password in case it can't login to the ...
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Backup of files by delta in diffrent locations

I would like to back up files (different types). I would like to back up the difference (delta) between the previous version (last saved to current). In addition the process has to be done in parallel ...
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Backup folder structure (structure only, not actual file content)

Looking for software to work under windows to backup the structure of folders. By structure of folders, I imagine choosing (a number of) folder(s) and this program would save the name of this folder ...
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Personal backup solution that can handle a large number of files with a history view

Does a Windows-based backup solution exist that maintains file history to a NAS and/or cloud-based storage (OneDrive, GDrive, etc)? Bonus if it also supports Linux. I've been a user of Windows 8.1 / ...
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Incremental Backup for Android

Need a backup manager for Android that copies my entire SD Card data to a server either on the LAN or Internet. I want it to be run in a schedule and be reliable. Preferable if it's FOSS, both the ...
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Mobile phone synchronization and backup software?

I would want to synchronize some data from older mobile phones that do not have Android or iOS and the software provided by the manufacturers do not have all the features that I want, mainly SMS ...
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Simple or dumb rsync

I currently use rsync to backup virtual disks. But this program is very slow on big files because it tries to find similarities around the place it should drops data. I simple cp take 10 minutes, ...
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Version control system with fast synchronization for multimedia

Suppose you have one external HDD which you connect once a week to your laptop and backup all your important data (e.g. photos/videos) to this external HDD. Now suppose that you have already some ...
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Backup and sync few important files to cloud

I have some important files that I would like to backup to the cloud. These files include work related things (such as resume and job contracts) and the password safe for Keepass. Sometimes I need ...
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backup multiple email address with restore capabilities

How do I back up my Web-Based Email Accounts? I have multiple Email addresses and each of them has multiple folders. I want to have categorized backups automatically every 1 week. is there any ...
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Cloning a bitlocked HDD to SSD

I would like to upgrade my corporate laptop to an SSD drive without going through the tedious process of getting our IT team to do it. Can I make an exact copy of my bitlocked system and trick my ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...