I've been using Carbonite for online backup for a few years now. I did try XDrive and I have earlier posts about how horrible it was. One thing I've always liked about it is the ability to pull back individual files almost like an incremental version update. The fact that the backup drives integrate perfectly with Windows Explorer is a definite plus. But when my laptop bit the dust recently (a <12 month old Toshiba power jack issue), I was hoping to rely on it for the restoring my files onto my new laptop. While I did have the physical drive from the Toshiba, I wanted to test it out for a full restore. That's when I found a major problem. By default, Carbonite does not backup what it considers to be system files (EXE, DLL, COM, etc). It does backup VB, CS , ASPX files without a problem. But Carbonite considers a PRG file to be a system file. I'm not quite sure why - but it does. As a result, none of my PRG files were backed up. As a FoxPro developer, this is tantamo
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