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Backing up systems


elliejenny

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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?

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catpwss

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

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robinofloxley

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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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