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Solved Backup Question

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Antoine

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Ok Ill be done building my new laptop tomorrow and I have most of the stuff from my old lptop backed up. Just one problem. Theres 53GB of files on my old laptop I cant back up to my external drive because its FAT32 (I primarily use it on my PS4 which only accepts FAT32 or exfat. Im just temporarily using it to backup my laptop) and the files I need to backup at over 4gb in size each. I dont wanna go out and pay 100+ bucks for a new external drive that Im only gonna use once for 5 mins. Is there a free or cheap cloud storage or backup (what the difference?) that I can use to copy those 10 files that are 4gb+ each onto with one computer then download them from the cloud onto a different computer?

I ask that last question specifically because most place Ive seen (like Deego) only mentions supporting 1 computer and Im not sur if that means I cn only upload and donload to the same computer and not upload with one computer and download to another
 

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Hello

I don't use cloud storage,but if you have a Windows OS,you may have a One Drive offer within WIN os which use to be free. Or you could use a 64 gb flash drive.
 

Antoine

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how does your stuff from onedrive go from one pc to another? Do flash drives support ntfs?
 

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If I may offer my opinion....

I use OneDrive + BackBlaze. They're both cloud options. OneDrive is free and comes with Windows but is not unlimited. BackBlaze is $5 a month and is unlimited. You don't need both, but I am paranoid about my data and do redundancy whenever possible.
 

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what about making a partition on that external drive you use for the PS4.
it will only need to be 60GB'ish big and format it as NTFS.

but personally, I'd still be buying a $100'ish new external drive for backing up that new laptop anyway - backups are actually important enough I think to warrant that small expenditure!
 
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