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Cobian Backup uses a simplified approach to backing up and restoring your . Manually, This will allow you to type out the path to the files or. Cobian Backup is an excellant free backup software for Windows. Read this review and tutorial to learn how to use Cobian Backup. This is a step-by-step guide on how to install the Cobian Backup software. Cobian is a simple file replication software that allows users to restore lost/ damaged.

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Q – I want to exclude a subdirectory from several folders. If you don’t like it, just disable it. The log file says that the program was successfully started. Is there some Recovery function? The new owner is James Sweeney.

This is a terrible function to manal in a backup program.

Cobian Backup – An Excellent Free Backup Software for Windows

If you create a task of the type “Full”, and select the “Create manuaal backups” option, and set the “Keep x backups” to 1, you will always get an exact copy of your files. But compression as cool at it seems has actually some disadvantages: And THAT is what you need to care about. Cobian Backup does not contain burning drivers, so you must rely on 3d party drivers.

Sometimes the program fails to change the attribute and the file will be copied again next time even if it is not necessary. It does not have to be this In the Destination space, you can add a different drive or a FTP resource.


If the service is set up to start under some account, and you entered the wrong password backu; you will find the description of the error in the EventViewer. In this case, only one will be closed. If you are running the program as an application, just use the argument -nogui. The best part is you can encrypt the files up to AES bits backp most of the freeware lacks.

In that case, the program will delete all other files, but not the hidden ones, and of course, the parent cibian will not be deleted.

The user that is executing the backup must cpbian administration’s or backup privileges to use VSS. Unfortunately, the design of the program doesn’t allow adding the backup type to the file names easily at this moment.

In such cases, you can stop that service until the backup is complete.

Do I need to backup all my systems files or only my data? Opens the interface maximized.

Can I run the program without the tray icon? Q – My service cannot access my mapped drive Z:.

I get a message that says that the engine is not found. Grant read access to everyone. My cobin says that Cobian Backup is accessing the network? ListName start the program using the list on ListName. In this document I will discuss about the theory of backups.

Yes, today storage is really cheap and all, but … backing up the thousand of files in different states that a modern OS has is not a trivial bacukp, it takes a lot of space, a lot of time, and storing it on a remote machine can be a nightmare for your internet connection.


Cobian Backup – FAQ

That’s why you cannot backup directly onto a CD-RW. See the help file. For coiban reasons, but the must important of them are: The first step is to give your backup an easily identifiable name and enter it in the Task name field as shown in the image above.

It should be preset to C: This part of the setup is little important. The program seems VERY slow when the interface starts up.

I’ll update this site soon with more information. The default policy in some Windows versions is that a service cannot be started with an empty password.

This information applies to version 7. Please click on the Archive option in the left hand menu of the New Task dialog as manuual in the image below. Zip operations uses the temporary directory to compress.

The cause of this error could be that there is some problems with permissions or that there are some programs like Daemon Tools baciup some virtual drives that can confuse the VSS system.

Not a member yet? Compression is often a slow process, much slower than a plain copy.