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Multithreading Backup Utility

, 10 Jul 2008 CPOL
Multithreading is something we will all have to deal with sooner or later. This relatively simple application shows you how to use two threads to copy files. It is also a very handy Windows backup utility with a mirror feature, a batch mode feature, a log file feature and a help button!
Backup.zip
Backup
Backup.ico
Backup.vbproj.user
bin
Debug
Release
Backup.vshost.exe
Backup.vshost.exe.manifest
Help.pdf
Icon1.ico
Icons
error.ico
INFO.ICO
none.ico
question.ico
Thumbs.db
warning.ico
License.rtf
My Project
app.manifest
Application.myapp
Settings.settings
Resources
coder.bmp
coder.jpg
error.ico
Icon1.bmp
Icon1.ico
Icon2.ico
Image1.ico
INFO.ICO
none.ico
question.ico
small.ico
small1.ico
small11.ico
Thumbs.db
warning.ico
Thumbs.db
VSProject_genericproject.ico
VTune
Backup.vpj
BackupSetup.zip
setup.exe
Setup.msi
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<Project DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003" ToolsVersion="3.5">
  <PropertyGroup>
    <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration>
    <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform>
    <ProductVersion>9.0.21022</ProductVersion>
    <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion>
    <ProjectGuid>{FE696BF4-87B1-46E9-A3C9-8FC566725E5B}</ProjectGuid>
    <OutputType>WinExe</OutputType>
    <StartupObject>Backup.AppManager</StartupObject>
    <RootNamespace>Backup</RootNamespace>
    <AssemblyName>Backup</AssemblyName>
    <MyType>WindowsFormsWithCustomSubMain</MyType>
    <TargetZone>LocalIntranet</TargetZone>
    <GenerateManifests>false</GenerateManifests>
    <ApplicationIcon>Resources\small11.ico</ApplicationIcon>
    <FileUpgradeFlags>
    </FileUpgradeFlags>
    <OldToolsVersion>2.0</OldToolsVersion>
    <UpgradeBackupLocation>
    </UpgradeBackupLocation>
    <IsWebBootstrapper>true</IsWebBootstrapper>
    <TargetFrameworkVersion>v3.5</TargetFrameworkVersion>
    <PublishUrl>http://localhost/Backup/</PublishUrl>
    <Install>true</Install>
    <InstallFrom>Web</InstallFrom>
    <UpdateEnabled>true</UpdateEnabled>
    <UpdateMode>Foreground</UpdateMode>
    <UpdateInterval>7</UpdateInterval>
    <UpdateIntervalUnits>Days</UpdateIntervalUnits>
    <UpdatePeriodically>false</UpdatePeriodically>
    <UpdateRequired>false</UpdateRequired>
    <MapFileExtensions>true</MapFileExtensions>
    <ApplicationRevision>0</ApplicationRevision>
    <ApplicationVersion>2.0.0.%2a</ApplicationVersion>
    <UseApplicationTrust>false</UseApplicationTrust>
    <BootstrapperEnabled>true</BootstrapperEnabled>
  </PropertyGroup>
  <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU' ">
    <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols>
    <DebugType>full</DebugType>
    <DefineDebug>true</DefineDebug>
    <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace>
    <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath>
    <DocumentationFile>Backup.xml</DocumentationFile>
    <NoWarn>42016,41999,42017,42018,42019,42032,42036,42020,42021,42022</NoWarn>
  </PropertyGroup>
  <PropertyGroup Condition=" '$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU' ">
    <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType>
    <DefineDebug>false</DefineDebug>
    <DefineTrace>true</DefineTrace>
    <Optimize>true</Optimize>
    <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath>
    <DocumentationFile>Backup.xml</DocumentationFile>
    <NoWarn>42016,41999,42017,42018,42019,42032,42036,42020,42021,42022</NoWarn>
  </PropertyGroup>
  <ItemGroup>
    <Reference Include="System" />
    <Reference Include="System.Core">
      <RequiredTargetFramework>3.5</RequiredTargetFramework>
    </Reference>
    <Reference Include="System.Data" />
    <Reference Include="System.Deployment" />
    <Reference Include="System.DirectoryServices" />
    <Reference Include="System.Drawing" />
    <Reference Include="System.Windows.Forms" />
    <Reference Include="System.Xml" />
  </ItemGroup>
  <ItemGroup>
    <Import Include="Microsoft.VisualBasic" />
    <Import Include="System" />
    <Import Include="System.Collections" />
    <Import Include="System.Collections.Generic" />
    <Import Include="System.Data" />
    <Import Include="System.Drawing" />
    <Import Include="System.Diagnostics" />
    <Import Include="System.Linq" />
    <Import Include="System.Windows.Forms" />
  </ItemGroup>
  <ItemGroup>
    <Compile Include="AppManager.vb" />
    <Compile Include="Backup.vb">
      <SubType>Form</SubType>
    </Compile>
    <Compile Include="Backup.Designer.vb">
      <DependentUpon>Backup.vb</DependentUpon>
      <SubType>Form</SubType>
    </Compile>
    <Compile Include="FileCopy.vb" />
    <Compile Include="Logger.vb" />
    <Compile Include="MirrorWarning.Designer.vb">
      <DependentUpon>MirrorWarning.vb</DependentUpon>
    </Compile>
    <Compile Include="MirrorWarning.vb">
      <SubType>Form</SubType>
    </Compile>
    <Compile Include="My Project\AssemblyInfo.vb" />
    <Compile Include="My Project\Application.Designer.vb">
      <AutoGen>True</AutoGen>
      <DependentUpon>Application.myapp</DependentUpon>
    </Compile>
    <Compile Include="My Project\Resources.Designer.vb">
      <AutoGen>True</AutoGen>
      <DesignTime>True</DesignTime>
      <DependentUpon>Resources.resx</DependentUpon>
    </Compile>
    <Compile Include="My Project\Settings.Designer.vb">
      <AutoGen>True</AutoGen>
      <DependentUpon>Settings.settings</DependentUpon>
      <DesignTimeSharedInput>True</DesignTimeSharedInput>
    </Compile>
    <Compile Include="Settings.vb" />
    <Compile Include="UserSettings.Designer.vb">
      <DependentUpon>UserSettings.vb</DependentUpon>
    </Compile>
    <Compile Include="UserSettings.vb">
      <SubType>Form</SubType>
    </Compile>
  </ItemGroup>
  <ItemGroup>
    <EmbeddedResource Include="Backup.resx">
      <SubType>Designer</SubType>
      <DependentUpon>Backup.vb</DependentUpon>
    </EmbeddedResource>
    <EmbeddedResource Include="MirrorWarning.resx">
      <DependentUpon>MirrorWarning.vb</DependentUpon>
      <SubType>Designer</SubType>
    </EmbeddedResource>
    <EmbeddedResource Include="My Project\Resources.resx">
      <Generator>VbMyResourcesResXFileCodeGenerator</Generator>
      <LastGenOutput>Resources.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput>
      <CustomToolNamespace>My.Resources</CustomToolNamespace>
      <SubType>Designer</SubType>
    </EmbeddedResource>
    <EmbeddedResource Include="UserSettings.resx">
      <DependentUpon>UserSettings.vb</DependentUpon>
      <SubType>Designer</SubType>
    </EmbeddedResource>
  </ItemGroup>
  <ItemGroup>
    <BaseApplicationManifest Include="My Project\app.manifest" />
    <None Include="app.config" />
    <None Include="My Project\Application.myapp">
      <Generator>MyApplicationCodeGenerator</Generator>
      <LastGenOutput>Application.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput>
    </None>
    <None Include="My Project\Settings.settings">
      <Generator>SettingsSingleFileGenerator</Generator>
      <CustomToolNamespace>My</CustomToolNamespace>
      <LastGenOutput>Settings.Designer.vb</LastGenOutput>
    </None>
  </ItemGroup>
  <ItemGroup>
    <None Include="Help.pdf" />
    <None Include="Resources\Icon1.ico" />
    <None Include="Resources\coder.jpg" />
    <Content Include="Icon1.ico" />
    <None Include="Resources\small11.ico" />
    <None Include="Icons\warning.ico" />
    <None Include="Icons\question.ico" />
    <Content Include="Resources\error.ico" />
    <Content Include="Resources\INFO.ICO" />
    <Content Include="Resources\none.ico" />
    <Content Include="Resources\question.ico" />
    <Content Include="Resources\warning.ico" />
    <Content Include="VSProject_genericproject.ico" />
  </ItemGroup>
  <ItemGroup>
    <BootstrapperPackage Include="Microsoft.Net.Framework.2.0">
      <Visible>False</Visible>
      <ProductName>.NET Framework 2.0 %28x86%29</ProductName>
      <Install>false</Install>
    </BootstrapperPackage>
    <BootstrapperPackage Include="Microsoft.Net.Framework.3.0">
      <Visible>False</Visible>
      <ProductName>.NET Framework 3.0 %28x86%29</ProductName>
      <Install>false</Install>
    </BootstrapperPackage>
    <BootstrapperPackage Include="Microsoft.Net.Framework.3.5">
      <Visible>False</Visible>
      <ProductName>.NET Framework 3.5</ProductName>
      <Install>true</Install>
    </BootstrapperPackage>
    <BootstrapperPackage Include="Microsoft.Windows.Installer.3.1">
      <Visible>False</Visible>
      <ProductName>Windows Installer 3.1</ProductName>
      <Install>true</Install>
    </BootstrapperPackage>
  </ItemGroup>
  <Import Project="$(MSBuildBinPath)\Microsoft.VisualBasic.targets" />
  <!-- To modify your build process, add your task inside one of the targets below and uncomment it. 
       Other similar extension points exist, see Microsoft.Common.targets.
  <Target Name="BeforeBuild">
  </Target>
  <Target Name="AfterBuild">
  </Target>
  -->
</Project>

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