Nothing has changed all that much on either my phone or computer. A few app updates. After an hour, I'm finally up to Step 5 of 5. This is not a new issue, of that I'm aware. But WHY? What actually is IN the backup file anyway - basically a compressed disc image if you will of my phone? And the syncing for Pete's sake - how much processing time does it really need to see that I've only updated a few apps on the phone and nothing else? Is it because it's been two months since the last one? Would it help if I did it every other day? Sorry, I guess I'm just pissy - with all this innovation and all the advancements, there are still so many things that just plain don't work worth a crap. And that extends to all computers and platforms, programs, blah blah. Don't you think it's about time these things were behind us? Edit: OK It's finally done, now I'm downloading 5.0. Anyone wanna bet that it will want to go through the whole thing all over again?