Cobian Backup uses a simplified approach to backing up and restoring your . Manually, This will allow you to type out the path to the files or. Cobian Backup is an excellant free backup software for Windows. Read this review and tutorial to learn how to use Cobian Backup. This is a step-by-step guide on how to install the Cobian Backup software. Cobian is a simple file replication software that allows users to restore lost/ damaged.

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Click on the Next button. Slovak help file for Cobian Backup 6. Let’s face it, the Internet is not a very safe place. Many that are not will close an idle control connection while the data connection is busy transferring a large file. Cobian Backup is not an usual backup application: I get a message that says that the engine is not found Q: This account must have permission to access the network drive.

It worked fine under some weeks but now I get the error “Engine not found”. On older versions, if you are auto-starting the program, you need to edit the registry. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Other archivers may or may not support all new extensions so you may get errors like “Archive corrupted” or “Unexpected end of the archive”. Ideally, the copy should be stored on another physical place and should not be stored on the same room where the original is.

Once the setup file is downloaded you need to double-click it to start the setup process.

All tasks will be run sequentially. In this case it’s more effective to just bcakup a full backup than to update. Unlike the standard backup and restore feature that comes with all the versions of Bacoup Vista, Windows This can be used as a batch file in a “Before backup” event and seems to work OK must of the times.


If you are executing the backup program as the user A and want to back up the disc C: Next you will be shown a window containing the License Agreement.

Cobian Backup – An Excellent Free Backup Software for Windows

Backing up maunal Windows PC is one of the most important thing we have to do on a regular basis. It’s not possible to start a backup when Windows shuts down because the system would kill the service in the middle of the work. However I get a message saying that there are some errors.

Edit the value adding the parameter -bu after the program name. In this case picture I can enter the whole caption “Dokument1-Microsoft Word” or a part of the caption “Dokument1” or “Microsoft Word”.

In this menu we can select whether or not we want to use compression when creating backups. Look at the key.

As many of you know, today’s digital world comes with a lot of things that make our daily life easier. This will open a screen where you can select the directories and files you wish to backup and the folder that you will store the backups. The easiest one is to make IE your default browser temporarily then switch back to Firefox.

Q- I backup a task and everything seems to be OK. This is a terrible function to have in a backup program. If I have 2 tasks scheduled to start at the same time, in which order will they start? In Vista, it’s also especially important to know that even when running as an administrator, your program could be executed with limited powers if you have UAC activated.


If some application is working with a file that is open exclusively, there are several things you may try to do: In this version, you CAN use timestamps. Q- In the log file I see: The best part is you can encrypt the files up to AES bits which most of the freeware lacks. Especially important are all the INI files in the subdirectory “Db”. Windows and some other programs may open some files with exclusive share access.

Cobian Backup – FAQ

Of course, normally, nobody can upload to the root. Please, read the help file and the FAQ first. Which command line arguments can I use with Cobian Backup? That depends on your data. Read more about this utility in the Help file under “Menu-Tools”. Understanding and Using Firewalls The Internet is a scary place.

In many cases those who become infected unknowingly become a breeding ground for unwanted programs and criminal activity. So Cobian Backup can be better described as a “Scheduler for security copies”.

After that version all tasks are executed sequentially. I don’t have ANY plans to make a Recovery function. In version 10, a mirror can be implemented for maanual local backups.

Cobian Backup is a 32 bit application and, on 64 bit systems it must run under WOW When you click on the Add button you will be presented with different choices where you can select files baxkup. The log file says that the program was no found but the program IS running.