Temporarily putting Free File Sync on hold

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Post by dilip

I love Free File Sync (Windows 10) and customized it a long time ago to do nightly backups. I need to put the automatic backups on hold for a few days while a new computer is being built but I can no longer remember what I did! How can I:

* Pause the auto backups

* Once I have my new computer, update (e.g., backup d -> g might now be d->e

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Post by xCSxXenon

Disable the RTS startup entry
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Post by Plerry

xCSxXenon's reply applies when you use RTS to launch FFS.
However, if your automatic backup is a scheduled launch of FFS,
you need to delete or suspend that task in the Windows Task Scheduler.