Which simple backup software should I use?

  JoeName 09:06 31 Jan 2018

Hi, I need some help finding some good backup software that does what I need...


  1. file and folder backup, not whole system.
  2. automatic, scheduled backups
  3. backup to network drive
  4. not file history. I just want the files to be copied over and replaced if they've altered. I don't want to be able to recover old versions.
  5. backup files to be exact copies, not compressed.
  6. ~windows 10

Does anyone have any recommendations? I've tried File History on my last PC and it is not what I want. Previously I've tried Seagate software and several freeware backup programs.

Any advice much appreciated.


  alanrwood 11:54 31 Jan 2018

I have used FBackup for a long time and it does everything you want in the free version.

click here

  Forum Editor 17:03 01 Feb 2018

I use Allway Sync. I've used it for years. It does exactly what I want it to do, and experience has shown it to be very reliable.

I run the Pro version, but the free version is excellent.

  JoeName 19:00 01 Feb 2018

Thanks both I will have a good look at both of those.

  HugeMonkey5 12:56 02 Feb 2018

Just simple Google Drive works for me as backup service

  Paulius55 18:01 04 Feb 2018

I use EZBackitup. It does everything that you describe.

  Larches 21:09 04 Feb 2018

I recently found SyncFolders and it works a treat. I also like Back4Sure for its simplicity.

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  mole44 13:12 05 Feb 2018

If you have a western digital drive anywhere on your system then western digital do a cut down version of acronis to clone your drive.

  Celestialcrystal 08:18 27 Feb 2018

You can try AOMEI Backupper Professional version. It can automatically delete old backups during or after a backup: click here

  gowtham2018 10:58 04 May 2018

Have you tried vembu BDR suite 3.9 ? It has all functionality which you are looking at.It is free to use for one month with 10 GB free cloud Storage.

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