Windows 10: Back Up Folders/Files from Laptop to PC and Google Drive

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  1. jonnets Win User

    Back Up Folders/Files from Laptop to PC and Google Drive


    Hi. I have a lot of photos on my laptop and use Google Drive to back them up, but this means they are saved twice on the laptop - in the original folder and the Google Drive folder using up a lot of space.

    I'd like to back them up to my PC. How is it best to do this? Can I do it over the router network? Using a USB or ethernet cable?

    Am I using Google Drive right? Any other ideas?

    Many thanks!

    :)
     
    jonnets, Apr 6, 2019
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  2. dark2099 Win User

    Generating a .txt based file list in Windows 7

    I want to be able to generate a .txt file that lists all the files and folders in a specific folder on my PC, but don't know the name of any programs that do that. Searched on google a bit and came up with this guide, but it's for XP and I can't seem to find some of the folder options to modify the .bat file. Any suggestions? Thanks

    http://www.theeldergeek.com/file_list_generator.htm

    EDIT: The .bat file will do what I want if it is in the folder I want to do it in, but the option I want to add is having the right click option that it shows.
     
    dark2099, Apr 6, 2019
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  3. snoopy51 Win User
    google drive/flickr/drops box/one drive take up space on your desktop?


    Have not use Mega Account but Google Drive is fairly commonly used by many here.
    Here is the information:
    When you download Google Drive to your PC a default folder will be created in C:\Users\[your name]\Google Drive. If you want to change the name or location of this folder you can do so by following the steps below. This tip is useful if you need the Google Drive folder to have a standard url for all your company – for 3rd party apps for example.

    1. Click on the Google Drive icon in your system tray (usually bottom right of your Windows task bar)
    2. Click on the 3 dots icon top right and choose Preferences
    3. Click on the Account tab and choose Disconnect account, your Drive will be disconnected but your files will stay on your PC
    4. Click on the Google Drive icon again
    5. Sign in when asked, step through the set up until you reach a screen with the option Advanced setup or Finished – click on Advanced setup
    6. Click Change to choose the folder name and location – if you choose an existing folder it must be empty
    7. Your files will now be re-synced down to your PC in this new location
    8. Delete the old folder and files – if you want to.

    Hope this help you!
     
    snoopy51, Apr 6, 2019
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  4. Frogger Win User

    Back Up Folders/Files from Laptop to PC and Google Drive

    ?? How do I PW protect Folders in windows

    hmmm?
    Sharing files and folders overview You can share the files and folders stored on your computer, on a network, and on the Web. The method you choose depends on whom you want to share files with, and what computer they will use to access the files.

    When you share files or folders, they are not as protected as they are when you do not share them. People with access to your computer or your network might be able to read, copy, or change files that are in a shared folder. You should always be aware that the files and folders that you share are available to other people and be sure to monitor your shared files and folders on a regular basis.

    Important

    If your computer is not joined to a domain, you can use the Network Setup Wizard to automatically turn file and printer sharing on or off. To start the Network Setup Wizard, click Start, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Network Setup Wizard.
    If you both use the same computer

    You can put the files you want to share in the Shared Documents folder. Files stored in the Shared Documents folder or its subfolders are always available to other users on your computer.

    Step-by-step procedure
    Note

    If you are connected to a network domain, the Shared Documents, Shared Pictures, and Shared Music folders are not available.
    If both computers are on the same network

    You can share a folder or drive on your computer with others on the network. You can also control whether the files in the shared folder can be modified by other users.

    If your computer is connected to a network domain, use this procedure:

    Step-by-step procedure
    If your computer is connected to a workgroup, use this procedure:

    Step-by-step procedure
    Note

    If you are connected to a network domain, you will need to set the Access control for the folder or drive after sharing it. For more information, go to To set, view, change, or remove file and folder permissions.
    If you want to share your files online

    You can publish pictures and documents on the Web using the Web Publishing Wizard. The files will be stored in a private, online folder that you manage.

    Step-by-step procedure

    If you don't want others to access your files

    You can prevent other users from accessing your folders and the files they contain. When your computer is connected to a domain, this is called setting permissions for your file or folder. When your computer is connected to a workgroup, this is called making your folders private.

    If your computer is connected to a network domain, use this procedure:

    Step-by-step procedure
    If your computer is connected to a workgroup, use this procedure:

    Step-by-step procedure

    'HELP' it can be your friend *Smile Back Up Folders/Files from Laptop to PC and Google Drive :)
     
    Frogger, Apr 6, 2019
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