Forum discussion tagged with Backup.
  1. Mxhawthy

    Question How do I perform an Incremental backup/refresh of an Image using Acronis Snap Deploy 5?

    Hi all, The title really says it all. I have Acronis Snap Deploy 5 and I've got a master image of a machine, however I now want to take an incremental backup, or a 'refresh' of the image. I don't want to have to take another master image of the machine if it can be avoided. I'm really new to...
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    Question How to cancel or revert factory reset process on synology DS216Play?

    Hi everyone, I choosed to reinstall DSM 7.0 because of issues what I experienced, so I went into control panel and choosed the factory reset option, with erase all data. Now I changed my mind, because on the two 2TB hdd there could be some files, what I need though. I look over the internet for...
  3. Showiz

    Question A few questions about backup and moving from Windows 7 to 10.

    Hey, So basically i'm gonna build a new gaming PC soon and i have a few questions about backup and the transfer to Windows 10. I currently have a Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit installed on my 500GB SSD, and i have a 5400RPM 500GB HDD with 3 partitions. I'm planing on buying a new NVME 1TB/2TB SSD...
  4. altros55

    Question Best software to backup a WIndows 10 PC?

    Hello, I am trying to backup my Windows 10 PC, but I keep receiving an error when I try to use the built in Windows backup feature. The progress gets to 98% and never completes, I have tried numerous fixes to get past this error, but nothing so far has worked. It always stops right before...
  5. Parker Le Nerd

    Question Need help restoring files from backup!!

    Hey, So I was having some problems with my old surface pro 4 when one day windows corrupt itself due to some odd circumstances (I tried everything and it was definitely corrupt) after trying to get windows back onto the drive (it diffident work) I decided to get a new surface. It just arrived...
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    Question failed restore with EaseUS Backup

    I am using the free edition of EaseUS ToDo Backup and run into problems with restoring in a specific situation. I was doing regular full backups of a Win7 system partition, located on Disk 1 (not sure if it matters, but when I installed Win 7 a long time ago, I forced Windows to use that...
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    Question How to fix a USB short circuit (external drive) ?

    Hello, just tried plugging my Backup-HDD via SATA/USB-adapter. As soon as the metal of the USB-ports touched(!) each other (USB wasnt even plugged), I hear the HDD turn off. No sound. I plugged it and there was no new drive in Windows. I didnt realize what was going on and tried another...
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    Question Laptop Computer Crashed. How should I sync a new computer with Google Drive (Backup and Sync)?

    Hi Recently my ssd in my laptop crashed. Opened the computer and the sata connector was connected right. SSD was in place. I ran chkdsk and it did not work. My laptop is almost 5 years old and it is time for a new, better laptop. I have about a few GB worth of files in my Google Drive (Backup...
  9. HerbertSherbet

    Question Creating a cohesive backup shared between a Windows and Mac computer

    I want to make a single backup of all my family photos on an external hard drive. I then want to clone that backup for redundancy. I also want some way of automating changes (such as writing, deleting, and organizing into folders) onto the redundant drive. These are photos that will be taken...
  10. mikekazik1

    Question Are docking stations more reliable than external USB hard drives?

    I had a Western Digital Passport from 2011 that died on me a few months ago. I was thinking about getting something else so I can do external file backups. I came across some hard drive docking stations that you can stick regular desktop hard drives into and have that be your backup device...
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    [SOLVED] Too long path

    when trying to migrate windows server 2012 R2 to 2016 via Robocopy . .. I have a problem that can't be skipped named -the path is too long -, something like that! how can I solve this ?
  12. Mem Boi

    Question Using a Raspberry Pi to Automatically backup USB sticks

    So I want to use a Raspberry pi or something like to automatically update my flash drive when I plug it in. I Sorta did this with my laptop but I really don't use it that much. So my Idea is, at the end of the day, plug it in the raspberry pi, it auto back it up. It would also serve as a place...
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    Question Ok to run Pc off of back up generator

    Hello I have been hit by a few storms that my community has lost power for days from one just happened last night and I’m still without power so I have a Generac 20,000 Watt home standby backup generator that runs off natural gas and I’m wondering if it’s safe to run a gaming Pc with it if it...
  14. Q

    Question App to automatically back up older versions of files on Windows 10 (other than the built-in File History feature)?

    I need an alternative to the built-in File History feature in Windows 10 for several reasons: 1. I've used File History for a while, and I noticed that even though it is set to save files every 10 minutes, it doesn't actually do that. If I work on a file for a few hours, it only saves the...
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    [SOLVED] Backup Drive: New HDD vs Reused Laptop HDD

    For my PC build I have a 500GB NVMe SSD, but I also am planning to add extra storage in the form of hard drives. This storage will rarely be written to/read from and is just for backing up pictures and videos. I wouldn't mind paying fifty bucks for a 2tb HDD, but I was wondering if it would be...
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    Question Would a RAID-0 SSD array significantly increase loading speed of an older laptop?

    I'm currently using an older ASUS G75VW laptop with an 860 Evo SSD drive and have noticed that certain programs like Photoshop, Premiere Elements and larger games take quite a while to load (8-15 seconds). I already own a second identical 860 Evo SSD and was wondering if I would see any notable...
  17. Luisdent

    [SOLVED] backup storage solution

    I'm having an incredibly difficult time finding a safe and simple backup solution i can afford. can anyone offer any ideas for my situation? I'm running two systems that i use together. a windows 10 (latest version) pc and a macbook pro laptop (newest os and patches). i have external exfat...
  18. Ihaveaquestion9000

    [SOLVED] Best solution for RAID 1 setup?

    Hello! I just bought and received the WD My Book Duos in order to use it as a RAID 1 Backup for my Data. To my amazement it has enabled hardware encryption which can't be turned off. This is unacceptable for me as it destroys the whole purpose of RAID1 and data recovery - so i will be sending...
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    [SOLVED] Must all drives be in RAID?

    I was wondering If all drives in a PC had to be in a raid configuration, or if you could have say your OS on an SSD and then have to HDD's in a RAID 1.
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    Question Whatsapp backup - Three phones

    Hi everyone, I have to change my phone and I'd like not to lose Whatsapp chats. I know the deal, but this time it's a little more complicated. There are three phones involved: A) the old one, to be dismissed. It's my personal phone, with all personal chats. Android. B) the one I use for work...