Full backup didn't compress

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jlhowell
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Postby jlhowell » Wed Feb 03, 2010 9:01 pm

I am trying to back up a large (160gb) folder on one external hard drive to another external hard drive, and want it to be compressed. I used the "Full" backup setting, but it didn't compress. Any ideas? Do I need to select "Mirror" and then set "compression"?



jlhowell
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Postby jlhowell » Thu Feb 04, 2010 6:08 pm

further thought.....the files are digital audio...would that prevent compression??

jlh



Softland
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Postby Softland » Thu Feb 04, 2010 7:35 pm

Hi,


Are the files in destination included into a zip archive? If yes, that means they are compressed.


Please note audio files (as mp3 files) are already compressed and you cannot compress them more than that.




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