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Files in excluded directory are still being copied

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Files in excluded directory are still being copied

Post by diamondmx »

My setup initially included C:\ProgramData (a mistake)
I have since unchecked that folder in 'Choose sub-directories and files', and all subfolders are unchecked as a result.
But some contents of that folder are still being copied on each run, and some of those files fail because they're locked by running programs.

I can't figure out how to tell SyncBackFree to stop trying to copy these files and folders.
I've deleted the destination files, I've run it several times after unchecking the folders, the folders are even excluded with "*\ProgramData\" in the filter list, but it keeps trying to copy the files and failing.

I've seen this in other places too, it seems like the checkbox in 'Choose sub-directories and files' doesn't work as expected, and it will often still copy those files.
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