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14 Mar 2010   #1

 
 
backup only most recent files?

hi,

i backup my documents to an external hard drive. is there anyway to back up just most recent files that have changed instead of having to back up the entire my documents type folders? thanks!

Msongs


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14 Mar 2010   #2

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by msongs View Post
hi,

i backup my documents to an external hard drive. is there anyway to back up just most recent files that have changed instead of having to back up the entire my documents type folders? thanks!

Msongs
Yes but we need to know what method (application) you are using. Built in or third party?

Ken
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14 Mar 2010   #3
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Hello msongs.



If you are using the Windows backup facility you may find some helpful information at the tutorial and the "related tutorials" links at the bottom of the tutorial, at the link below; be sure to keep us informed.

Backup User and System Files
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14 Mar 2010   #4

 
 

the method i am using is drag and drop files to the external HD

Msongs
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14 Mar 2010   #5
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Hello msongs.


Maybe you should have a look at the tutorial I posted above for other options.
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14 Mar 2010   #6

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