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    May 24, 2009
    Backing up files to a flashdrive
    Here is my situation:

    I need to routinely backup my school files onto a flash drive so I can take them with me and have them on hand in case I need them on my desktop or my MacBook.

    I am looking for an app that will automatically backup a certain folder of my Finder every time I insert my flashdrive and every time that folder undergoes any changes while my flashdrive is present in the machine.

    I already know of a few programs that will back up files according to a schedule but I need a program that will recognize my flashdrive before it begins to function.

    PS. I've only had a mac for a year. I don't know how to use the command prompt for OSX so try to keep any possible solution simple.

    Thank you for any help.

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    May 19, 2009
    Waiting for a mate . . .
    21" iMac 2.9Ghz 16GB RAM & 13"MBP 2.9Ghz i7 8GB RAM 10.10.3, iPhone5 & iPad Air 2 iOS 8.3, ATV3
    Maybe look into AutoMator ??
    There might be something there that you could play with ...

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    Collin Bl's Avatar
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    Apr 07, 2009
    Napier NZ
    27 iMac i5, MBP 13 & iMac 20, 2TB dual TC, AppleTV, iPh4S
    Have a look thru this lot - u might find one there that helps do what u want;

    MacUpdate Search - Backup

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