By Cherry / Last Updated November 14, 2017

The benefit of real-time file backup

Computer users all know that the worse thing of using computer is data loss, which may bring you a big damage. And backup should be the most important thing for protecting data. But many times, you will change data frequently like files, you may add/delete/change files in some way. Once you change data, you need to backup the new data again. It seems a little bit annoy. Under this circumstance, a real time file backup should be the best way that makes a real time file replication of every change made to the files. Thus, you won’t miss any change of your files, and you can restore data to any point in time.

Real-time file backup in Windows 7/8/10

Real-time backup is different from traditional backup. It differs from RAID, replication, or mirroring. It is not only copy the data, but also copy data in continuous. The continuous data protection saves a copy of every changed data, but how to do it? How to set up a real-time file backup in Windows 7/8/10?

To setup a real-time file backup in Windows 7/8/10, here we highly recommend you a real-time backup utility, AOMEI Backupper Professional, the great software that provides you “File Sync” feature, which can make a continuous data protection for you in a few simple clicks. Here will show you the detailed steps for backing up files in real-time in Windows 7/8/10.

Step1. Install and launch AOMEI Backupper. Click Backup->File Sync.

File Sync

Step2. Then, click Add Folder to add the folder(s) you want to backup.

Add Folder

Click Browse to select folder you want to do real-time backup. AOMEI Backupper allows you backup files with a certain file extension. After choosing the folder, click OK.


Step3.Then, you need to select a destination place to sync files to. You can sync files between different computers, or sync folders over network, even other external hard drive, here we sync files to NAS.

Destination Place

Step4.To make a real-time backup in Windows 7/8/10, here you need to open Schedule before starting. ClickSchedule, select Real-time Syncat the drop down menu.

Real Time Sync

Step5. It will bring you into the following page. Read and remember it,click OK.

Real Time

Step6.Then, you can back to the execution window. You may find that the Schedule check box is checked, with out any problem, click Start Sync to execute the task.

Start Sync

With the File Sync feature OF AOMEI Backupper, you can make continuous data protection easily. If you enable real-time sync function, the program will real-time monitor the source directory need sync. If there’s any change happens to any files or folder in source directory, the program will sync them immediately and provide real-time backup for your data. The AOMEI Backupper Professional should be the best real-time backup software for Windows PC users. If you are a Windows Server user, the AOMEI Backupper Server is suitable for you.