Vista:: CompletePC backup and ost files

Vista:: CompletePC backup and ost files

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Be aware the CompletePC Backup functionality doesn't  backup your ost files. This is not a big issue because this file can be regenerated by the Exchange server the next time you connect.

I found the  explanation why Vista doesn't backup this kind of files on this blogpost.

Basically because this file changes a lot it could take quite some IO to keep a shadow copy of this file.


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  • Dynamic files such as the system swapfile and the OST don't belong on a backup. It's a good thing VISTA recognizes this.

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