Backing up systems

  elliejenny 21:03 PM 15 Jun 11
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We have a acer aspire 5551 laptop running windows 7 and a pc running XP SP3. What is the best way to back up our local disc C to a off line hard disc and create start up discs?

  catpwss 21:42 PM 15 Jun 11

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/features/backup-and-restore

  robin_x 22:09 PM 15 Jun 11

Acronis True Image is widely recommended, but I stick to the first two following Freeware.

Keep more than one Image, since corruptions by any method are not unknown. Always verify/check an Image after.

'Mounting' is allowed if you just want to get at a few old files/folders and not restore the whole system. All allow creation of boot CD/DVD.

Macrium Reflect Free

EASEUS Todo

Paragon Backup is anoher alternative

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