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Incremental size seems to be too large

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Hi

I wonder if it's normal to have an incremental backup of 1.0 To while the full is 1.8 To between yesterday and today while I do nothing on my computer between the 2 dates.. is there any wrong parameter?

Thank you

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Denis, welcome to these public User Forums.

I wonder if it's normal to have an incremental backup of 1.0 To while the full is 1.8 To between yesterday and today while I do nothing on my computer between the 2 dates.. is there any wrong parameter?

The answer here to your question is 'it depends!'

What version of Windows OS are you running on this computer?
Although you may not have been using the computer, if it was turned on, then Windows could have been installing updates or performing maintenance which can include performing disk defragmentation actions.

Have you confirmed that the new file is actually an incremental backup, i.e. shows _inc_ in the file name, and does not show _full_ ?

I doubt that there is anything wrong with your backup configuration parameters here.