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Old 10-02-18, 16:56
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I have Norton with backup, problem is it backs up total data every time, meaning I have filled a 3tb HD with only 3 backups.
I don't have Norton, but did you look to see if there is an option in settings or preferences for differential backup?
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Old 10-02-18, 22:02
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What's the Difference between Differential and Incremental Backups?

https://www.easeus.com/backup-utilit...al-backup.html

Iím assuming that you want to schedule regular Differential backups Ö say weekly backups Ö your choice.

I highly recommend the free version of the EaseUS Todo Backup program see my tutorial here Ö..

http://forum.webuser.co.uk/showthread.php?t=149601

Mrs Spit and I have used it for many years, and the Recovery procedure has always worked when we needed it.

The free version 10.6 now includes both Incremental and Differential backups which also allow you to schedule your backups.



As you can see, you can select your own scheduling preferences within the program link Backup scheme.

Another very popular FREE backup program used by many WebUser members is Macrium Reflect Free Ö..

http://forum.webuser.co.uk/showthread.php?t=149443

Personally, I donít use Incremental nor Differential backups; I prefer to make regular Full Image backups as per my tutorials.

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Old 10-02-18, 22:34
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Although I have Norton, I don't have the version with backup. Cantrel might know more about this, but I get the impression that it's different from other backup programs as you can see here:

Backup preparation

Norton backups

I do full backups using either Macrium Reflect Free or Windows System Image.
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What's going on? The first post dates from 2014 and my old friend Izzit is on here. Thought I had gone back in time.
Is this a genuine re-query by Castman, using an old post, or is someone taking the ----?

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In my Norton Security when you click on More Norton there's mini tab for Backup which gives you the option to subscribe to it.

http://www.symantec-norton.com/Norto...SAAEgLaNfD_BwE

I'm with Spit and prefer system images and for those to be on terra firma on external HDDs.

You can delete previous images but I'm not sure if that just removes the shortcut to them without actually freeing up the space they use on the HDD.

I keep docs backups on Flash drives, so don't need to be connected to the Internet to access them.
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Old 12-02-18, 20:57
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I'm with Spit and prefer system images and for those to be on terra firma on external HDDs.
Ditto. I usually do 2 images using the both the Windows 7 program and Macrium Reflect Free.
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I have started using Acronis, after I bought it to clone a hard drive to an SSD.
That was painless; but the backup to an external 1gb drive is painful.

Virtually no config controls, it just fills the drive, doesnít remove old backups and sits there and does nowt.

It!s supposed to alert you if Theresa a problem, just found out itdone mother since December.

I do not rate it.

Sadly MyDrive by Western Digital announced its software was no longer supported last year, that worked and removed the old backups.
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Strange! Norton backups are incremental. Reach out to our support at: www.norton.com.comtact We can check the settings and guide you further.

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Old 16-02-18, 20:39
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I don't mean to be picky Raj, but is that URL in your post correct? If not, would this one be all right for anyone to use?

https://support.norton.com/sp/en/uk/...urrent/contact
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