Where does Polarbackup Store the Temporary Files During the Backup?

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On Windows machines, the Polarbackup desktop software stores these files in the BackupCache folder. The default location of this folder is:

 %Appdata%\PolarBackup\PolarBackup\Jobs\{6E820F39-1F0F-4C22-A9F6-5E7CAE6F6FA7}\Data\BackupCache

You can change its location by doing the following:

  1.  Right-click the Polarbackup agent (Icon) in the system tray (Taskbar) → Select the Open Dashboard option.
  2. From Settings → Preferences → Refer to the General tab → Click on Change Cache Drive button.
  3. Select the drive that you want Polarbackup to save the backup cache to it and then save the changes.

Polarbackup will move the files from the old to the new location, and a hidden folder with the name _PolarbackupCache will be created on the drive that you have selected.

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