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This may be an alternative to using Windows. Now most of my 500g drive is 2 files (windows.old and windows.old.000). The price of DVD's are pretty cheap now adays and the easiest way to destroy the data is as I said, shredder or cut up with scissors.. If your Laptop is like others with Vista (including mine) you should have the option to burn Recovery DVDs. Source

Because of what you said (Hi again, CRJ), and agree this seems to be the best solution for now and the future, I have just purchased Acronis TI software and have Is CDburnerxp compatible with windows vista Couriant? Has been updated for Windows 8. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. have a peek here

Reports: · Posted 3 years ago Top nell Posts: 54 This post has been reported. Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 Next > Advertisement mjbyyz Thread Starter Joined: May 5, 2004 Messages: 301 Hi again: Trying to copy a back up file on C: I've always used imgburn and am happy also. :) Reports: · Posted 3 years ago Top nell Posts: 54 This post has been reported. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/.....sofile.htm Another Better Free Program but NOT simple. maybe they do on some, after all it is possible to burn one file, ( in my case anyway), and only one file before having to install a new prog. I hope this is able to help.Thank you for posting on the HP forums. Thanks for your help everyone.

Solei, Aug 21, 2006 #4 crjdriver Moderator Joined: Jan 2, 2001 Messages: 35,101 Acronis true image is by far the best for this type of task. Thanks again, everyone. All went well and I don't get any blue screens. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-backing-up-to-dvd.494230/ Desktop: Gigabyte GA-965P-S3 Core 2 Duo 6300 1 GB Dual channel DDR 2 Nvidia 7300 GS Laptop: Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Pi 2515 Intel T5450 Core 2 Duo 2 GB Dual Channel

I will pay more attention in the future. All packet writing systems that I know of require pre-formatting. Tango Icons Tango Desktop Project. that is a releif I will now go mess around CHOLThank you.

Grandma Sue, all CDs that contain data to be read will need to be formatted. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2496630/backing-files-dvd.html To change the destination for the backup, click on "Change settings", choose "Change backup settings", and this will bring up the first screen where you choose the backup location. Just been to download IMG burn on the File Hippo site, but a warning from WOT flashed up saying that the site koyetesoft,com was dangerous,etc. MS's Virtual PC works great.

Grandma Sue, there is no one "correct" place to backup files. this contact form RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows XP (Solved) - Backing up files to dvd-rw (17 posts) You may need a 32GB usb flashdrive to create usb recovery media. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top grandma-sue Posts: 62 This post has been reported.

Unless I use Norton Ghost, the Maxtor CD or this last Acronis software, I probably cannot do this, eh? (Sorry to be so dumb, but we have to learn somehow!) John Reports: · Posted 3 years ago Top nell Posts: 54 This post has been reported. cut the old ones up. http://techvividglobalservices.com/solved-backing/solved-backing-up-and-restoreing.html John - 060820-23:17EDT mjbyyz, Aug 20, 2006 #1 Sponsor EasY_TargeT Joined: Jul 1, 2005 Messages: 420 What you need is a drive imaging software such as norton ghost.

Recovery using a usb recovery flashdrive takes less than an hour to complete.One single scratch on the label side of a DVD from the recovery set and the recovery dvd set Instead of using RAR files why don't you try simply adding (as DATA) the files in the folder till you reach the DVD's limit. So when i install windows 7, it will format my drive and remove and install new windows 7, so does that mean the 90gb of my files will also be removed

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DVD's are not erasable, The only way to destroy the data is to cut or shred the dvd. So from a grateful grandma I say "thank you" for giving me piece of mind Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top ScottW Posts: 6609 This post has been I was about to try this but wanted to BU 'everything' to DVD first. I have installed WinXP Prof + SP 2 but that is all.

My concern is that my camera seems to name the picture file names the same after I upload them to my laptop. imgburn is a hugely complicated program if one wants to lean about burning. Super programme and I love the somewhat informal comments about being an ostrich etc when choosing yes/no option. http://techvividglobalservices.com/solved-backing/solved-backing-up-reinstalling-xp.html I don't use the Backup and Restore Center, but I just did a little test to see how it works.

There's no need to apologize for learning. Loading... John 060821-17:25EDT mjbyyz, Aug 21, 2006 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. The freeware burning software I chose(finalburner) messed up severely (the archive pats on the disk(s) a mere 305MB each.

Thanks Reports: · Posted 3 years ago Top raphoenix Posts: 14920 This post has been reported. I turned of the automatic system backup a few months ago but these files are all from... Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?