We help IT Professionals succeed at work.

Check out our new AWS podcast with Certified Expert, Phil Phillips! Listen to "How to Execute a Seamless AWS Migration" on EE or on your favorite podcast platform. Listen Now

x

Backup/Copy changed/new data to CD/USB

Medium Priority
304 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-14
I'm not an English native speaker. Please sympathize for my poor English

Please read my following situation:
- In "My Document" folder, there are 3 files: A; B; C
- My friend (John) needs all three files, so I copy them to USB (or burn them to CD) and send that USB/CD to him
- After a long time, things have been change: File A has changed to A1, new files appeared: D, E; just B, C haven't changed. So, "my document" folder has 5 files: A1; B; C; D; E
- John wants me to send him just changed and new data: A1; D; E via another USB/CD.

Although I tried a lot of backup software, none of them could solve my problem. They always require A; B; C to exist on USB/CD, then they compare the source and the destination to see what have been changed, and backup/copy changed/new data to USB/CD.

Could anyone suggest a program that helps me solve my problem ?
Thanks.
Comment
Watch Question

Commented:
What type of files are you sending?

Author

Commented:
Any type: music, document, film....
CERTIFIED EXPERT

Commented:
Sure... and easy to do with the SW built in to your OS (assuming Windows).  From a command prompt, enter

                XCOPY sourcedir\*.* destination\ /M /S


The /M flag says to only copy changed files, and turns off the archive bit so they won't be copied again unless changed
Unlock this solution and get a sample of our free trial.
(No credit card required)
UNLOCK SOLUTION

Author

Commented:
Thanks doquan20042003 so much
I found another free program, it is Cobian Backup 9
http://www.educ.umu.se/~cobian/cobianbackup.htm
But the size is big and the speed is low.
Unlock the solution to this question.
Thanks for using Experts Exchange.

Please provide your email to receive a sample view!

*This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

OR

Please enter a first name

Please enter a last name

8+ characters (letters, numbers, and a symbol)

By clicking, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.