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Dell DataSafe Online

by dla047 / November 14, 2011 6:04 AM PST

I've been using the service since I bought my Dell Inspiron, Win7. I can't figure out how the backup is actually working. Is it backing up every file every time, or is it just backing up files changed (incremental) since the last backup ? I have files that may never change again, so I don't need to have them, backed up every time. Also, if the service is backing up everything, can I delete old copies ? I can't find answers to those in the HELP section.

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Same here.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 14, 2011 8:41 AM PST
In reply to: Dell DataSafe Online

Stopped using it and uninstalled.

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Dell DataSafe Online
by dla047 / November 14, 2011 9:11 AM PST
In reply to: Same here.

What did you use then ?

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Other software and
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 14, 2011 1:29 PM PST
In reply to: Dell DataSafe Online

External drives and SYNCBACK and/or GOODSYNC.

As time permits I'll be trying a POGOPLUG and keep an eye out for Dropbox alternatives such as http://www.syncany.org/
Bob

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