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How do I modify XP backup jobs..?

I have scheduled and set up a standard XP backup job to run every night. It backs up certain files and folders... I now want to add some extra files.. How do I edit the job..? I can only see how to change the schedule..?


2 Solutions
First check the name of the backup profile the Schedule is loading.

In the Schedule's Run parameter look for the .bks file-name.


C:\WINNT\system32\NTBACKUP.EXE backup "@C:\WINNT\NTBackup\data\Exchange Nightly.bks" /n "Media created 10/06/2004 at 04:18" /d "Set created 10/06/2004 at 04:21" /v:no /r:no /rs:no /hc:off /m normal /j "Exchange Nightly" /l:s /f "E:\Backups\Exchange.bkf"

Now run ntbackup.exe, choose the Backup tab, then from the Job menu choose Load selections, and browse to and select your backup file.

C:\WINNT\NTBackup\data\Exchange Nightly.bks

Make your changes and save the file.

Use the 2nd method mentioned. Its way simpler.
Start NTBackup. Then click on the Backup tab. Click on File and go to Load Selection.
Locate the BKS file that was created for the job you created and want to modify. Select that file and make all changes you want to the job you have. Save Selection (from the drop down menu) and exit.
Your job is now updated.

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