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Old 06-02-06, 18:22
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Default I need help backing up my pc

I was going to install Windows sp 2 and was told i need a backup my files.Well i don't have any backups cause i don't know howo to do that.Can someone tips on backing up my pc .I noticed my nero has an option to backup my pc should i go that route or is there a better way.
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Default Re: I need help backing up my pc

u can back up

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start/allprograms/accessories/system tools/backup

run thru the wizard and wolla
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HI!
Check out this info:

Windows XP Backup Made Easy

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u..._03july14.mspx

Read the part for backing up to CD-RW and then check out Nero for burning tips and how to's http://ww2.nero.com/enu/Support.html Tutorials Nero 7 & Nero 6...I have Nero StartSmart and the tutorial is here: http://ww2.nero.com/nero6/us/Tutoria...tire_disc.html

Take your time and remember...ANY backup is better than NONE!
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Default Re: I need help backing up my pc

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HI!
Check out this info:

Windows XP Backup Made Easy

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u..._03july14.mspx

Read the part for backing up to CD-RW and then check out Nero for burning tips and how to's http://ww2.nero.com/enu/Support.html Tutorials Nero 7 & Nero 6...I have Nero StartSmart and the tutorial is here: http://ww2.nero.com/nero6/us/Tutoria...tire_disc.html

Take your time and remember...ANY backup is better than NONE!
Thanks you two i'll check it out.
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Default Re: I need help backing up my pc

Quick question i always heard if you reformat you lose everything so whats the good thing about backing up my pc.
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Default Re: I need help backing up my pc

There are many good reasons to BACK UP your important data, the main ones being:

- If you get a Virus/Adware/Hacker etc etc infect your system to state of non-operation.

- Hardware failure, HDD's, RAM etc etc are nowadays mass produced inplaces like China etc and therefore are certainly not infalible and if they suddenly go all your data could be lost (or very very expensive to recover).

- Windows OS are certainly far from perfect and occasionally can cause you significant problems and unless you are very experienced once again data loss

- Act of God, power surge during a bad storm and complete hardware FRY and data loss

There are probably many other reasons and the severity off above problems will differ significantly but these are some of the factors as to why you should back-up otherwise you'll make yourself go grey early or get physical with your hardware in a momentary lapse of reason. Hope this helps to clarify!

The simplest way I find is to create one folder on desktop (my own name) and store everything imp in there then just copt that once a month to DVD.
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Old 06-07-06, 02:07
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Default Re: I need help backing up my pc

hi OCCMIKE i totally agree with Bold Eagle, backup is very needful and important thing, in that way i don't suggest you to trust a freeware backup software, i've been using Acronis True Image for several years and it completely justifys all my hopes. i've recently found an interesting article:

http://www.techsupportalert.com/driv...ng-reviews.htm
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