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Iomega used to have the best backup program I've ever used.

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Iomega used to have...

Iomega used to have the best backup program I've ever used. It would automatically back up files every time I'd save the file. I could select how many versions I wanted to be saved. Best of all it used the same tree format as File Explorer and the same file name. Does anything like this exist?

Technician's Assistant: Which software or app can I help with?

I'm looking for the app that does what Iomega used to do.

Technician's Assistant: What have you tried so far with your software?

Windows, Norton

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Computer Hardware
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Computer technician: Sheri, Expert replied 7 months ago
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Hi JACUSTOMER-92m8nxyk,

Thanks for using JustAnswer. I am happy to assist you with your question. I also used to use Iomega backup in the past, so I understand what you are looking for. While online backup has become more popular, I can tell you that there are many backup programs out there, some paid and some free that can be used to backup locally. I researched this for you and found a very recent article which provides details about 32 free backup software tools. In reviewing the article and details, many of these have the options you are looking for, including the File explorer tree. Below is the link to the article. I hope this helps. Let me know if you have any additional questions.

https://www.lifewire.com/free-backup-software-tools-2617964

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Computer technician: Sheri, Expert replied 7 months ago

Hi, I haven't heard back from you. I just wanted to follow up to see if you still need assistance. Let me know.
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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I got a list of options. I'm too old to figure it out. I cannot understand how make a comparison. Can you pick one for me
Computer technician: Sheri, Expert replied 7 months ago

Hi,

Thank you for your reply. Below is another link to an article that is a PC Magazine review of PAID backup software. Upon reviewing these, while I cannot personally endorse any single product, the article indicates that out of these top choices, the one with the Explorer interface is called Genie Timeline Home. You can click on the link and read the comparisons and then click on Genie Timeline Home for it's full review.

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2278661,00.asp (Comparison)

https://www.pcmag.com/review/342938/genie-timeline-home (Genie timeline Home Full Review)

Best Regards,

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