Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Put the SyncToy in the DropBox - cheap backup

I recently, okay finally, installed Dropbox. I was investigating cheap backup options for the small amount of data my in-laws needed backed up. So I setup DropBox on their computer and I used Microsoft SyncToy to mirror a bunch of file locations to the MyDropBox folder. I setup the mirror to run at login and gave them a desktop shortcut to run it on demand. All for free. I even setup the wall to flip around when ever they say "Let's go to the cloud".