Backup External Hard Drive to Desktop

kgerb
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Hello Everyone,
I work between several different desktop computers.  I keep all my information on an external hard drive so I don't have multiple copies.  I need some software (ideally shareware/freeware) that will allow me to incrementally back up my external hard drive to one of my desktops.  Does anyone have any suggestions on software that will do this.

Thanks
Kyle
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Im a big fan of vice versa for this type of work. It has lots of different copy and synchronize options and can be scheduled etc.

http://www.tgrmn.com/
Have you considered robocopy? It's free and lightning fast.

Create a share to your destination location.

net use Z: \\desktop2\share /user:Administrator SUPER_SECRET_PASSWORD

robocopy C:\user\me\Documents Z:\Backup\Documents /MIR /R:0

This will create the differential backup that you are looking for.
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Thanks guys.  Both options look good.  I'm normally not much for command line stuff but I was able to fine some GUI's to make RoboCopy a viable option.

Thanks again.
Kyle

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