Microsofts Free SyncToy 2.1

For years now I have used Synctoy to do backups. I love this product, it has everything you need to backup and the best thing is that it is free.

Download details: SyncToy 2.1

All you do is use an external hard drive (1 or more). Create a set of the data you want to always backup (1 set per drive), the you select run all.

You can also add it to the scheduler to do the backup whenever you want.

From Help:

Usage Examples:
  • SyncToyCmd -R MyFolderPair
  • SyncToyCmd -R 
So add a scheduled task under administration tools (Vista and 7, other wise under control panel)

The navigte to program files syntoy and add  syntoycmd

and you have a free backup.