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Acronis incremental backup


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#1 thrillhouse

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Posted 21 October 2010 - 05:13 PM

I back up my media with acronis. I have a windows 7 pc with 120gb hard drive. The only things I back up are videos and music and photos and documents, I do not back up applications or os or anything else. As I gain media, I do incremental backups. Now I have 140gb worth of backup, I think some things must be doubles.

So when you make an incremental back up and select a folder, does it backup everything in the folder again or only the things that have been modified since the last back up?

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Posted 22 October 2010 - 03:50 AM

It's my understanding that "incremental" backup only backs up the new stuff. I could be wrong, but that's the way understood it. I too use Acronis, I only back up every few weeks and have'nt paid any attention to amount of space left on my drive.. :thumbsup:
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