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jypeter [Suggested filters when backing up your Windows Home folder]
other:win10_syncback [2020/04/29 16:38] (current)
jypeter [Suggested filters when backing up your Windows Home folder]
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     * You should create a clean directory hierarchy on the backup disk, matching the folders that you intend to backup. You may want to backup several computers to the same USB device, and you should therefore also use the name/type of the source computer in the destination folders     * You should create a clean directory hierarchy on the backup disk, matching the folders that you intend to backup. You may want to backup several computers to the same USB device, and you should therefore also use the name/type of the source computer in the destination folders
     * In this example, we are going to mirror the content of\\ ''​D:​\Users\jypeter''​\\ to ''​F:​\Backup_JYP\Dell_Precision_3420\D_Users_jypeter'' ​     * In this example, we are going to mirror the content of\\ ''​D:​\Users\jypeter''​\\ to ''​F:​\Backup_JYP\Dell_Precision_3420\D_Users_jypeter'' ​
-  - **Launch SyncBackFree**. You can find it in ''​Start''​->​ ''​2BrighSparks''​ -> ''​SyncBackFree''​+  - **Launch SyncBackFree**. You can find it in ''​Start''​->​ ''#​''​ -> ''​2BrighSparks''​ -> ''​SyncBackFree''​
   - Click on //New Profile// to **create a new mirroring operation**\\ {{ :​other:​syncbackfree_001_notes.png?​direct&​500 |}}   - Click on //New Profile// to **create a new mirroring operation**\\ {{ :​other:​syncbackfree_001_notes.png?​direct&​500 |}}
   - **Choose a Profile Name** that will describe correctly the Source folder (e.g. the machine and the source folder names, ''​Precision Tower 3420 D_Users_jypeter''​) and click on //Next//\\ {{ :​other:​syncbackfree_002.png?​direct&​500 |}}    - **Choose a Profile Name** that will describe correctly the Source folder (e.g. the machine and the source folder names, ''​Precision Tower 3420 D_Users_jypeter''​) and click on //Next//\\ {{ :​other:​syncbackfree_002.png?​direct&​500 |}} 
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   * Try to remove all the obvious cache folders: ''​*\*cache*\''​\\ This should take care of cache folders like:   * Try to remove all the obvious cache folders: ''​*\*cache*\''​\\ This should take care of cache folders like:
     * ''​%%*\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\*Cache\%%''​     * ''​%%*\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\*Cache\%%''​
 +  * Google Chrome related cleaning:\\ ''​*\Google\Chrome\User Data\CertificateRevocation\''​ \\ ''​*\Google\Chrome\User Data\SafetyTips\''​ \\ ''​*\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\File System\''​ \\ ''​*\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\IndexedDB\''​
   * Remove [[other:​win10wsl|WSL+Linux]] from backup: ''​%%*\AppData\Local\Packages\Canonical*Ubuntu*\%%''​   * Remove [[other:​win10wsl|WSL+Linux]] from backup: ''​%%*\AppData\Local\Packages\Canonical*Ubuntu*\%%''​
     * It's probably better to use [[other:​win10wsl#​restoring_a_wsl_backup|wsl export/​import]] for saving/​restoring a full WSL installation,​ or a //tar// file for saving only the Linux ''​home''​ directory     * It's probably better to use [[other:​win10wsl#​restoring_a_wsl_backup|wsl export/​import]] for saving/​restoring a full WSL installation,​ or a //tar// file for saving only the Linux ''​home''​ directory
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   * Remove the backup of all the settings saved in ''​AppData\Local\Packages'':​ ''​%%*\AppData\Local\Packages\%%''​   * Remove the backup of all the settings saved in ''​AppData\Local\Packages'':​ ''​%%*\AppData\Local\Packages\%%''​
   * Remove some Microsoft apps related directories:​ ''​%%*\AppData\Local\Microsoft*\%%''​   * Remove some Microsoft apps related directories:​ ''​%%*\AppData\Local\Microsoft*\%%''​
-  * Remove some apps directories that use too much space: ''​%%*\AppData\Local\WebEx\%%''​''​%%*\AppData\Local\GoToMeeting\%%''​+  * Remove some apps directories that use too much space:\\ ''​%%*\AppData\Local\WebEx\%%''​\\ ''​%%*\AppData\Local\GoToMeeting\%%''​
   * Remove Windows links to Recent Files: ''​*\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\''​   * Remove Windows links to Recent Files: ''​*\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\''​
   * Remove misc. files: ''​%%*\ntuser*%%'', ​ ''​%%*\NTUSER*%%'',​ ''​%%*\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Current*%%''​   * Remove misc. files: ''​%%*\ntuser*%%'', ​ ''​%%*\NTUSER*%%'',​ ''​%%*\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Current*%%''​
other/win10_syncback.1588164690.txt.gz · Last modified: 2020/04/29 14:51 by jypeter