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by apmohamed / April 22, 2013 8:03 PM PDT

how to backup whole of mycomputercand D drivefoldersin an online data storage device

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Re: backup
by Kees_B Forum moderator / April 22, 2013 8:08 PM PDT
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That's a 2-step process.
1. Do all backups you want and need to an external hard disk in a format that is suitable for step 2, that is: packed into a small number of compressed files. Details depend on what backup program(s) you use.
2. Copy those files to the online data storage (on some webservice like Dropbox or Microsofts Skydrive) from the external disk. Details depend on the service you choose.


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you could use an online backup service like
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / April 22, 2013 10:34 PM PDT
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Mozy or Carbonite.
Install the software, configure it and that's all you have to do.


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Re: carbonite
by Kees_B Forum moderator / April 23, 2013 5:17 PM PDT

He explicitely asked for a backup of the "whole of my computer" and the "D-drive folders". I interpreted the first as an image backup. And I don't think that Mozy or Carbonite offer the option to make an image backup while logged in. As far as I know, they only offer file backup.
That's why I suggested a 2-step process.


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