SyncBack Configuration

Junction Points in Vista
Microsoft introduced a number of junction points in Windows Vista. Briefly, a junction point is a link to another folder. Another way to think of it is as a...
Tue, 27 Nov, 2018 at 9:47 AM
The $SBV$ folder - directory
$SBV$ folder/directory is a hidden folder created by SyncBackSE and SyncBackPro to store old versions of files. This only occurs if file versioning has be...
Tue, 27 Nov, 2018 at 9:45 AM
Creating versions when not using ZIP
How can I create versions of my backups when I'm not using ZIP compression? SyncBackSE and SyncBackPro include a versioning feature that will keep ...
Tue, 3 Nov, 2020 at 10:00 PM
Closing or starting a program on a remote computer
How can I close (or start) a program on a remote computer? SyncBack includes an option to automatically close programs that are running, but it cannot c...
Tue, 27 Nov, 2018 at 8:04 AM
Automatically running a profile on login
How do I automatically run a profile when I login to Windows? For SyncBackSE and SyncBackPro: modify your profile, enable Expert mode (via the Click For Op...
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019 at 11:58 AM
Verify files are copied correctly
The Verify that my files are copied correctly option will ensure that the copy of a file is identical to the original file. By default verification is not e...
Mon, 26 Nov, 2018 at 4:38 PM
SyncBack in task bar but cannot see it on screen
First, try the following: Find the SyncBack icon in the system tray (the icons that are listed next to the time, usually in the lower-right of the scree...
Thu, 25 Apr, 2019 at 11:58 AM
Junction Points - Reparse Points
What is a Junction Point (Reparse Point)? What is a Hard Link? What is a Symbolic Link? See this article for details. You can have SyncBack ignor...
Mon, 26 Nov, 2018 at 1:14 PM
I can now see the profiles of other users
All settings are stored in files. Those settings files are either stored in the same folder as the SyncBack executable, i.e. where it is installed, or in a ...
Tue, 28 May, 2019 at 5:13 PM
Moving where profile settings are stored
You can choose where to put new and imported profiles via burger menu > Global Settings > Settings tab in V9 (or newer) version (or Preferences > O...
Tue, 28 May, 2019 at 5:28 PM