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I have a folder on my computer that I want to constantly keep somewhere else, every time I upload a new file to it. Kind of like the way you can set dropbox on android to automatically back up and pictures you take as soon as you take them. I don't want to have to go to xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.com > login > navigate to an upload screen > select the new file(s) > click upload > and then verify that they're uploaded intact each time. So does anyone know of any service that can do this? I figure 500MB isn't a lot to ask of a free service. I only have like 200MB in it right now.
    
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I have a folder on my computer that I want to constantly keep somewhere else, every time I upload a new file to it. Kind of like the way you can set dropbox on android to automatically back up and pictures you take as soon as you take them. I don't want to have to go to xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.com > login > navigate to an upload screen > select the new file(s) > click upload > and then verify that they're uploaded intact each time. So does anyone know of any service that can do this? I figure 500MB isn't a lot to ask of a free service. I only have like 200MB in it right now.

https://www.dropbox.com/

Simple, easy, fast.

2GB of free storage, no ads at all really (only for their service).
Works just like a folder on your PC too.
 
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Try Skydrive: https://skydrive.live.com/

It has something like 7GB free storage. The way it works is you have a folder on your disk (by default called skydrive, can be changed) that is synced in the cloud. You can also login and download/upload your files manually if you so choose. It is not however a real backup solution (with versions per day, week, month, etc) - but you can set up windows to backup your 500MB folder in a different skydrive folder and sync that one. Cheers
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For 500MB you could get a free host and something to auto upload anything that has changed in the folder. Not sure what ftp or other program has said ability, though. It would be easiest, especially if you're uploading only from your computer(s) and you can access anywhere.
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dropbox, sky drive, google drive, mediafire, etc.

I like dropbox a lot more than sky drive. i have had weird sky drive sync issues myself...but I have 25GB of free space with sky drive and only 12Gb with dropbox lol.

Media fire is nice to use for me as well.
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dropbox, sky drive, google drive, mediafire, etc.
I like dropbox a lot more than sky drive. i have had weird sky drive sync issues myself...but I have 25GB of free space with sky drive and only 12Gb with dropbox lol.
Media fire is nice to use for me as well.
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