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Backup applications

by Mindstyle06 / November 30, 2012 4:13 AM PST

About 5 years ago, a backup application that I was using (forgot the name) got me in real trouble when it was backing up the stuff in format that no other application could recognize. Hence, I could not recover that data.

Since then I use free version of Syncback to backup my stuff on 2 external HDDs, which is working pretty nicely. Only complaint is, I have to do this backup twice for 2 HDDs. It will be great if I could backup in single attempt. Any application suggestion for that?

OR

There are tons of other backup applications that perform what is called as incremental backup. I wonder if the data in these backups is as easily accessible as you access files through windows explorer. I do not want to burn my fingers as I did 5 years ago. Is there any advantage of using this system over my current set up?

Many thanks in advance.

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Then why use an app?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 30, 2012 4:16 AM PST
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You can use Backup Cow
by Jannet123 / December 9, 2012 4:06 PM PST
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I highly recommend it Backup Cow, which I have used for about 8 months. It supports backup over LAN or remote network.
www.backupcow.com

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