Welcome to the new version: Cobian Backup 11, Gravity; AES encryption (, to” error; A brand new, improved help file and tutorial; And MUCH more. You can run Cobian Backup as either an application or a Windows service. In this tutorial we will examine installing the program as a service. The following tutorial is provided as just one of many possible methods, using just one possible Cobian Backup is a versatile freeware backup program, and is.

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And when Windows shuts down? Cobian wrestled with these issues and decided either that it wasn’t worth it, or encountered a fundamental roadblock somewhere. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Futorial and Privacy Policy.

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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. In that case, the program will delete all other files, but not the hidden ones, and of course, the parent directory will not be deleted.

My hard drive and backup drives are all SSDs and fast access, so I simply have full backups with older backups I keep the last seven being automatically deleted by Cobian. Cobian Backup is a 32 bit application and, on 64 bit systems it must run under WOW What is the “Window Caption” that I need to enter?

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These are explained below. To each their own. If the service is set up to start under some account, and you entered the wrong password then you will find the description of the error in the EventViewer.


Why the program fails to zip? On older versions, if you are auto-starting the program, you need to edit the registry.

I recommend you to backup your backup history as well. In the Destination space, you can add a different drive or a FTP resource. Q- How do I know which backups are full, which are incremental, etc? That would get around the problem of a folder not having an “archive” bit in NTFS, at least not in the XP implementation of it only files seem to have it, not folders, so there is the “renamed folder backup” problem.

With this in mind, I The transfers work but the engine seems to freeze.

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What does that mean and if it is a problem, what needs to be fixed? The file and paths names can now be up to characters long. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Dennis G Van Arsdale December 5, It has a lot of options which we mostly find in commercial backup tutoriql. Will be done in the future. If you doesn’t have enough free space on your default temporary folder when compressing a BIG file or huge amount of data, the zip file may become corrupted. However, if you use Thunderbird or Outlook and download your email from LionsLink or other sources, you need to depend on your own backup method.

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I am sure that this is the reason why there is no restore feature, because then you will blame him for the problems. I am still looking for a nice and hopefully free bac,up utility. After that version all tasks are executed sequentially. Unfortunately not all archivers support uttorial or they support them partially. It’s likely that the duplicate restored files, and empty renamed folders, will be far down in the directory structure, and might easily not be noticed until you go hunting for something much later!


This makes it easier to restore individual files as needed. Q- Is there any limit coiban the size of the file for strong encryption?

My favorite unpacker cannot open zip files created by the program.

There simply is not enough information kept in the directory structure to allow easy archiving which will avoid these problems. The standard zip format has changed a lot the last years.

It sounds like in your case t would really be worth investing in a professional paid backup software. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!

The user that is executing the backup must have administration’s or backup privileges to use VSS. In this case it’s more effective to just do a full backup than to update.