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syncback fails to recognize Asian characters and fails

SyncBackFree is the freeware version of SyncBack. It is *not* an evaluation version of SyncBackPro/SE.
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syncback fails to recognize Asian characters and fails

Post by ionicbond »

Hi, I have used Syncback free for many years to do my incremental backups, but found recently that it cannot recognize and copy filenames with Asian characters. If I manually copy and paste using windows, I have no problems. See attached images to see what I am talking about. Let me know if this can be resolved, thanks!

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Re: syncback fails to recognize Asian characters and fails

Post by Swapna »


SyncBackFree V8 is fully Unicode enabled, so it supports copying filenames with non-English characters. However, SyncBack V3 is not Unicode enabled, hence it can’t cope with non-English filenames.

If you are using SyncBack V3, then please upgrade to SyncBackFree V8 and retry the profile run to see if it helps: ... kfree.html

Thank you.
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