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Posted - 11/14/2013 :  12:48:49  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

I have a database of mostly names and addresses, and I make backups before I do any major data update attempts in the event that I screw something up during the update.

I've uploaded a screenshot of one of my backup files:

We can see that I have 33 "backups" in this one backup file. What is the best way for me to delete the backups in positions 1 - 30? They're old enough that I don't need them anymore.

James K
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Posted - 11/14/2013 :  15:37:17  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I don't know of a way to delete selected backups from a backup set. I always take each backup into a new file. That also protects me from the whole backup set being rendered unusuable because of file corruption.
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