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Offline Yezinki

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ERUNT Backups?
« on: March 18, 2010, 03:56:50 PM »
Hi is it possible to change the backup folder of ERUNT from C:\Windows\ERDNT\3-18-2010, to C:\My Documents.......tried it once while installing ERUNT.......changed the default path to C:\My Documents but later ERUNT continued to make backups in windows?

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Re: ERUNT Backups?
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2010, 05:10:29 PM »
You should be able to set it to whatever you like, mine when I run it I set to use E:\Data\ERDNT\ then you have the different date folders where you have run a backup. See image, clicking the button with the ... allows you to navigate (using the drop down list) and you can select My Documents.

However, personally there is no way I would stuff it in the My Documents folder as this isn't a proper folder
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Re: ERUNT Backups?
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2010, 05:25:09 PM »
Thanks DavidR so you keep it on a different drive/partition & not on the Primary active C........ok I agree My Documents isn't the correct place....but why does ERUNT later creates backups on C:\Windows & not C:\My Documents, just a query?
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Re: ERUNT Backups?
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2010, 05:40:40 PM »
Like here.....
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Re: ERUNT Backups?
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2010, 06:48:46 PM »
Thanks DavidR so you keep it on a different drive/partition & not on the Primary active C........ok I agree My Documents isn't the correct place....but why does ERUNT later creates backups on C:\Windows & not C:\My Documents, just a query?

I don't know why it uses Windows as the default directory, perhaps as I suggested the My Documents folder isn't a proper folder but a link to a different folder, try and find the My Documents in explorer and you will get what I mean.

I don't like to clutter up my C:\ partition so I tend to keep things like this in a data partition.
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Re: ERUNT Backups?
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2010, 06:51:11 PM »
Like here.....

Me I tend to give the folder a name in which I will remember what it is for, hence my creating a folder called ERUNT to place the ERUNT backup stuff in.
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Re: ERUNT Backups?
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2010, 09:51:09 PM »
but why does ERUNT later creates backups on C:\Windows & not C:\My Documents, just a query?
I could guess: inherit access rights of Windows folder.
You can use the command line version to backup wherever you want.
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