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Windows 7: need a backup solution

17 Sep 2014   #1
jstsm1

Windows 7 Proffessional x64
 
 
need a backup solution

I have a NAS and would like to backup/sync certain folders to it. What programs can be recommended for this?
*I have just recently started using windows again*


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17 Sep 2014   #2
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

My favorite syncing program for making backups is FreeFileSync. I suggest NOT connecting the NAS to the computer except when running a backup.

If you need continuous backups, I suggest also using Carbonite, an inexpensive cloud backup service. It runs quietly in the background so you won't ever know it's running. Last time I checked, the basic service was only $60/year.
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17 Sep 2014   #3
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

You can also try SyncToy
SyncToy - Backup User Data
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18 Sep 2014   #4
jstsm1

Windows 7 Proffessional x64
 
 

Thanks, I'll look into both of those.
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