Vista Backup selecting individual files not possible/ complete backup issue.. RRS feed

  • Question

  • Is it not possible to select individual files and directories in the backup program... Without this feature.. this has to be the worst backup system ever created.. as an Admin this means 3rd party is the only solution and right now only Acronis will work.

    Also.. when I try to do the complete pc backup option.. it will not let me uncheck my d drive for some reason (I think it thinks it is a system drive), I haven't been able to find a way around this, so for now I use Acronis, which works well by itself.
    Wednesday, December 6, 2006 5:35 PM

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  • Has anyone found anything about this issue?

    I have large folders of code related stuff like binaries that shouldn't be backed up. Even the source is already managed on an external source control system. This of course is very dynamic so it will get backed up constantly.

    Monday, January 15, 2007 4:10 AM
  • I don't think you really have to worry.  Vista's backup tends to ignore binaries, code files, and pretty much anything else you'd like to keep.



    Thursday, September 27, 2007 5:06 PM