Backup for windows 7

  Skywalker7 26 Aug 11
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Hi I am trying to do a backup of my PC but whenever I try and save to a CD then the Dialog window informs me that I must first format the disc;no matter what I do it is not able to complete the format. I don't know what I am doing wrong? Can someone help please? Thanks

  iscanut2 26 Aug 11

Please tell us what you are trying to backup. Is it the whole pc including op system settings or just some data ( word files, music, photos etc..) Also how are you backing up ? What program or method are you using ?A CD will only contain approx 640Mb of data so not enough for the whole system.

  sunnystaines 28 Aug 11

have you looked at w7 own image back up, its works ok.

  Skywalker7 31 Aug 11

Thank you for the reply, I am having a problem here;trying to do a system image back-up and realize now that the disc won't hold enough data.Then I bought a USB (16GB)but when I tried to do the backup it says that I ca'nt because the drive is not NTFS?? I think I'm lost.

  lotvic 31 Aug 11

Please answer iscanut's questions so that appropriate advice can be offered

"Also how are you backing up ? What program or method are you using ?"

  Zak 31 Aug 11

[How to format USB drive and memory stick with NTFS ]1

  Zak 31 Aug 11
  Zak 31 Aug 11
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