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Automated backup across network

by Disneyfan / October 4, 2010 12:03 AM PDT

A friend wanted to add a backup process for his home computers. He has a desktop system running Windows 7 Home Premium and a laptop running Windows 7 Professional. He has an external Seagate drive connected to the desktop computer and shared on his home network. He had planned to use the built-in backup software that comes with Windows 7 but has found that it does not support backing up to a network drive when you have different versions of Windows 7.

So the question is... Is there a reliable, low cost backup program that will work with a shared drive regardless of Windows versions?

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(NT) Forgot to mention that both systems are running 64-bit Win7
by Disneyfan / October 4, 2010 12:07 AM PDT
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Syncback and others.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 4, 2010 2:27 AM PDT

The list is fairly long for such titles. I'll note Syncback since I can backup to almost anywhere and the backup is not locked up inside some backup software.

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