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[Suggestion] Automatic pausing of backups when high CPU usage?

Pahvi67 :

Oct 24, 2016

Would be very nice if there was a preference to not  run backup if CPU usage is high etc. If a backup job runs while I'm gaming, the game will always lag for a few seconds while my backup HDD starts up. It's of course possible to manually disable all jobs and re-enable them later but I've noticed I often forget to re-enable them.

Just a minor inconvenience, but would still make a nice feature if at  all possible.

Alex Pankratov :

Oct 24, 2016

Let me see what I can do.

PS. You can rig something up with a custom perfmon event that gets emitted on CPU usage crossing a threshold and a task with Task Scheduler that disables/enables all bvckup2 jobs in response to that.

Pahvi67 :

Oct 24, 2016

Thanks for the tip. Unfortunately after an hour of googling it seems I'm not quite tech savvy enough to implement it that way.

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