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App Data/ local

franklinjosephs :

May 29, 2017

I noticed that my engine folder for Bvckup at Appdata/local is using up a high amount of space  on my hard drive with the backups. Do I need to keep all of these backup folders?

Alex Pankratov :

May 29, 2017



The bulk of the space in AppData\Local\Bvckup2 is used to store block hashes for files that were copied using delta copying method.

Here’s a detailed description of what it is and how it works - https://bvckup2.com/support/forum/topic/739

Long story short – if you don’t see yourself needing any of the delta copying benefits, you can disable it in Backup Settings > Copying section (change it to Copy in Full). You can get to Backup Settings by double-clicking on the backup entry in main window. After that you can also delete “/delta” folders in %LocalAppData%\Bvckup2\engine\backup-00xx directories to reclaim the space.

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