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Any software that can automatically backup my main drive to a second drive ? (Auto backup changes)

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    Hi ! I just bought a nice new Seagate external drive, and it came with a software that allows me to backup my internal drive to it automatically. Meaning any changes I make to my main drive are transferred also to this Seagate.. Giving me a fresh instant backup at all times.

    Is there a 3rd party software that can do this for all of my disks, not just the seagate one ?
    I don't want Image files... I want a plain continuous backup of my folders and files, without me having to format the backup drive and re-copy my updated stuff every week...

    Thanks !
     
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    AFAIK there isn't anything free that continuously backs up your folders and files. Is there a reason it has to be continuous? I use Fbackup and just have it run an incremental back-up once a day. It will only backup files that have changed, it doesn't re-backup everything unless you tell it to.
     
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    looks nice. how would one use it to restore an OS backup, for example?
     
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    It doesn't do OS backups, it does data backup only not system images.
     
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    Thanks guys ! Fbackup does exactly what I need, which is a Mirror backup with Fast mirror option (Incremental mirror backup)
    Now I don't have to manually format and re-copy every week... Problem solved !
     

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