Backup Software / Documents Backup
All versions of Windows store the user documents in a dedicated folder called "My Documents" (for older versions up to Windows XP) or "Documents". Handy Backup can automatically backup My Documents or Documents folder, and restore it again.
Version 8.2.1, built on 15 January 2021 112 MB
You may feel a need to backup My Documents or Documents to a completely different place than a local drive. Examples include:
You may continuously save copies of your Documents or My Documents folders for many reasons, including simple safekeeping data at another place than a local drive, providing shared access to these data from a cloud, creating an auto-updating FTP storage with crucial documents, and so on.
Note: Handy Backup preserves native document formats in backup copies, unless you specify encrypting and/or compressing for these data. Therefore, you can open, browse, modify or even restore any document from a backup copy without a need for complete recovery of Documents folder!
You can use all the possibilities provided by Handy backup to save a copy of your Documents folder to any other place than its typical position.
Handy Backup provides you techniques of full, incremental, differential and mixed (which means a cycle of a full and some differential) backups. Each of these techniques saves some space on a backup storage and/or some job time to restore your Documents folder again.
You can save copies of one dataset at the same place, marking them by versions and/or time stamps in backup folder names. You can also encrypt documents with a 128-bit BlowFish encrypting method, and compress the dataset into a ZIP archive.
Schedule your task to repeat by a period from minutes to months. Set up a start on logon/logoff or run a task automatically when you will plug a USB device related to a task into a PC. Call other programs or batch files before or after a task. There are many options to run your task smoothly!
Version 8.2.1, built on 15 January 2021. 112 MBBackup Software from Novosoft LLC. 39 USD per license.
The Standard edition has all instruments to back up Documents library or the My Documents folder, both locally and online, without any efforts or extra costs! Free 30-days trial version!
This is an instruction about how to backup My Documents folder using Handy Backup.
That is all, and all you need now is to wait until a scheduled sequence occurs, or to run a task manually at any time you will want to back up Documents library.
To learn more, please refer to the full list of backup features of our software.
The next video depicts a process of backing up the My Desktop folder, but if you plan to backup My Documents, the logic of a process is just the same, so please learn all the technique of User Folders backup here!
Tip: In this video, you will see not only basic actions to backup documents automatically, but also many additional options such as creating some versions of the same documents backup, auto-launching by plugging a USB device into a PC, time-stamping copies and compressing data to ZIP for saving space.
With Handy Backup, saving the Documents folder is a quick and simple way to keep your personal document collection intact from any perils at some selected vault!
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