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Backup not finding sub folders

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Mike_b
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Backup not finding sub folders

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I am setting up a backup from a mapped network drive to an attached USB hard drive. The mapped network drive is a Onedrive documents folder with all its sub-directories on another PC on the same local network. Both PCs are running Windows 10. From File Explorer I can see all the subfolders on the source drive. When I set up a backup job using Syncbackfree and click Choose sub-directories and files I can see the files in the root directory but I don't see any sub-directories and so of course none are backed up. Any suggestions?
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Re: Backup not finding sub folders

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Hi,

Can you please un-tick the option "Ignore NTFS junction points (reparse points)" from:

Modify profile > Expert > Compare Options > Attribute settings page

and see if it works?

Thank you.
HGCP
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Re: Backup not finding sub folders

Post by HGCP »

Hi Swapna

I'm having a similar problem which is:

I've strated migrating folders from my work PC's "D" HDD  Drive to the Windows 10 OneDrive directory on the same PC (I don't know whether this is on the SSD, or, HDD), so I can work from home on my laptop.  Anyway, I've started to move some folders (some with several levels of subfolders within the directory tree) from my work desktop's HDD, into the PC's  OneDrive directory.  When I go on to my laptop and login to my Office 365 Home OneDrive account it looks like the folders (and subfolders / subfolders below within the directory tree) all appear with the "cloud" icon saying OneDrive is up to date, BUT  when I open the subfolders there are no files even though though OneDrive says that it is synched...  

Having read some of your advice on this related thread I'm guessing that the solution is what you suggested :

The problem is due to the new OneDrive changes in the Windows 10 Fall creators update. Please un-tick the option "Ignore NTFS junction points (reparse points)" from:

Modify profile > Expert > Compare Options > Attribute settings page

I'm not very IT clued up and I can't find "Modify Profile" in my Onedrive Settings in order to try this fix - please can you help me!

Thanks

Hugo
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