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1.Search forums for FAQ 2. Full backup of Windows XP


toofy

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  1. Am unable to locate anywhere to click 'Search' or similar on the forums page. Where on the page should it be?

  2. I want to do a full backup. A previous advice was to go to Control, Performance & Management and chose Backup/full backup. I cannot find any reference which gives the option to choose Backup/full backup. The response also mentioned Windows XP Backup & Restore wizard: again I cannot locate it. Help will be appreciated. Thanks.

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buteman

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Just above this thread on the right and on the left.

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muddypaws

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  1. Should be a pale grey box top right of the page in the yellow area. Not very obvious I must say.

  2. Will leave to others to answer.

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muddypaws

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buteman Crossed there. Apologies.

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buteman

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Not sure if it is something like this you are looking for.

http://www.todo-backup.com/backup-resource/free-computer-backup-software.htm

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buteman

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This may be a better version of it.

http://www.todo-backup.com/products/home/free-backup-software.htm

There was a recent update and not sure if that is the latest or not.

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Sea Urchin

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Windows XP Backup and/or Restore Wizard can be found by going to Start - All Programs - Accessories - System Tools - Backup.

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toofy

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Re 1: Thanks. Now know to click on the word search which then disappears!

Re 2: Sea Urchin: thanks but my Windows XP gives the following options when I click System Tools: Character Map;Disk cleanup;Disk Fragmntr;Files Settngs Wizd;Scheduled Tasks;System Info;System Restore.
I did not find Backup. Thought you might like to know so you can research if you want to. I have decided to copy stuff on to a memory disk and accept that the PC has won on this occasion. I'm too stressed!

Thank you for everyone who responded, I appreciate the fact that you are willing to try to help seniors & others who get puzzled frequently!

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Sea Urchin

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Hi toofy - I guess you have XP Home edition which doesn't include the Backup facility by default. However you can install it from the disk as follows:

Microsoft backup

If you don't have the disk you can download and install the backup program from here - download the file to your desktop, then double-click it to install.

Download and install

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