Backup strategy: scheduled daily/weekly/monthly backups combined with cleanup operations

This backup strategy consists of the following operations: performing incremental backups each day Monday through Thursday, performing differential backups each week on Friday, performing cleanup operations (to erase incrementals) each week on Friday, performing full backups in the last Saturday of the month, performing cleanup operations (to erase differentials) in the last Saturday of the month

For step by step instructions watch the video tutorial below. Use the navigation panel to pause/resume the movie (length ~ 5 min).

Video Tutorial for this Backup Strategy:

Note: This article applies to Backup4all 4, a backup software for Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Windows7. If you don't have Backup4all installed you can download it here:


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