Scheduled Backups

Posted on 2012-08-22
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Last Modified: 2016-10-27
I want to create backups on a schedule I create to a specified folder on my system (which is actually my dropbox.com folder).  I tried to use the ntbackup utility but it doesn't appear to allow me to dictate destination.  Any help would be much appreciated.  I am using Windows XP.
Question by:Bob Schneider
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CyrRei88 earned 668 total points
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Try a different free backup solution such as:


Or you might like this sync tool:

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shahzoor earned 1332 total points
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If you are looking for a good Free software then go for Paragon Backup and Recovery

If you are looking for a professional software which not not very expensive as well, then go for Acronis True Image

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by:Bob Schneider
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I really like dropbox.com but if you are saying these solutions allow scheduling backups and easily moving them to a remote site then I am interested.   Please confirm this prior to me acting on it.

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by:Bob Schneider
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That is moving them to a remote site automatically...I want to schedule it and let it be
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shahzoor earned 1332 total points
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yes it would do it
download the trial version
and test it yourself
its better to mount the remote drive to your machine as a local drive
and schedule the backups to be uploaded directly to the attached drive

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by:Bob Schneider
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Awesome!  Thanks!!
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