How to Backup Local Files and Folders to USB Drive
Backup copies your files or folders from your local drive (usually your
computer's hard disk) to your USB device.
User setup for
the first time
After you finished the
program installation, and then a "Configuration Wizard" windows
will pop up, please click the "Next" button to go to the
"Automatic Action" windows (see below image).
Please select the
first checkbox - "Backup Local Drive" then click the "Next"
button to go to the next windows.
In the select windows,
click the Folders or Files which you want to backup from the
directory Tree. See below:
2. Add some new
files or folders to your Backup Archived
If the program
has already works well in "Backup Local files to USB" mode, but
you have some new files or folders which are not coverage into your
current Backup configuration files, and you want to add them
into your current Backup Archived. Please follow the below steps:
into the" Advanced
Mode", then open the "Files to Backup/Sync" windows, click the checkbox to select what
you want to add.
3. Change your
If you have setup the
program to do some other Backup Type, like "Backup USB
to Local" or "Sync" etc , but now, you want to change it into the
"Backup Local Files to USB" mode, please follow the below
"Actions" windows in Advanced mode, then select the "Backup" and
"Backup Local Files to USB", please see the below image.
More backup behavior
In "Type of backup
action" you can change your backup behavior.
Incremental - Overwrite older items - only new or updated items
are copied to the archive.
Overwrite all items - every local items is copied to the
archive. Those items that already exist in the archive are
Copy only new items - files are never deleted or overwritten from the
archive. Only files on the local drive that do not exist in the
archive are copied over.
From Scratch - Delete existing archive, then copy - in this mode the archive is
completely deleted from the USB device, and the local files are
copied over producing a fresh new archive (slow).
4. Check your Backup
or from windows
files explorer to check your USB drive.