backup data from one windows xp to another with rsync

here’s the scenario:
you have a laptop running windows xp and a pc with bigger storage also running windows xp. you want to regularly copy(backup) some data in your laptop to the pc. there are a few ways to do so:

1. use a flashdisk or other removable media (it’s very inconvenient)

2. networked both computers either with a hub or crossed utp cable and then install ftp server (eg.ftp serv-u) on the pc and then use ftp client software (eg. cuteftp) to transfer files between them. of course you have to select the files manually. it’s less convenient too.

3. networked both computers either with a hub or crossed utp cable and then use rsync(deltacopy) for windows.

after you download deltacopy, create a new folder called deltacopy (both on the pc and laptop) and then extract the file into it. Continue reading “backup data from one windows xp to another with rsync”