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WhiteBimmer
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September 4, 2022 - 9:12 am
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Have been using SyncToy for manual backuips of my music server library to an external HDD. Recently discovered that a large number of folders in the "master" library were empty when I tried to play them?! Not sure if it was a glitch in the SyncToy app or a PEBCAC error but also just read that SyncToy has been discontinued.
I WAS able to use BeyondCompare to successfully restore the empty folders from the backup. 🙂
However, I am considering use of another app to do these manual one-way backups to add latest additions to server library to the HDD.
Recommendations kindly accepted...

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Richard Pedersen
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September 4, 2022 - 10:01 am
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Hi WhiteBimmer,

I use SyncBack Free to "mirror" certain folders and partitions to an external HDD. I've been using it for years and find it to be an excellent tool.

You can find it here: https://www.2brightsparks.com/welcome/backup/freeware.html

I hope this helps,
Richard

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Thanks for the quick response, Richard. Will give it a try!

Enjoy your day!

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You are welcome.

Let us know how it goes for you,
Richard

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