Accidentally backed up my C drive to C drive!!!

  julius44 21:09 06 Aug 2007
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Hello all, i'm in need of big help pls!!! I just purchased an external 320Gb drive....which is perfectly okay, but somehow(very stupid of me!!!) I have accidentally backed up my c drive to my c drive i.e I had only used 74Gb of my 160Gb internal drive now its telling me i've used about 158Gb. I need to reverse this but have no idea how, and system restore wouldnt work, pls help!!!!

  SANTOS7 21:23 06 Aug 2007

Use the prog you used to backup with to find the folder containing the backup and delete it...

  julius44 21:38 06 Aug 2007

Hi Santos, i used backup4all which was on the latest edition of pc advisor......but i have no idea HOW TO reverse it.....

  SANTOS7 21:41 06 Aug 2007

Just delete the folder you put the backup in,

  SANTOS7 21:42 06 Aug 2007

It will be a .bkc file...

  julius44 21:45 06 Aug 2007

Yes i called it jules bkc. Its on my desktop..can i just delete it straight from my desktop...or what else would i need to do.....sorry all this is new to me.....

  beeuuem 21:50 06 Aug 2007

Why not back up to the external hard drive first, as you intended, and then delete the copy on C:Then at least you have the backup if anything goes wrong.

  SANTOS7 21:50 06 Aug 2007

Just delete the folder you have named jules bkc, THE END.. easy innit..

What i suggest you do then julius44 if you intend to use this prog in the future read the user manual so you do not come unstuck...

  Pine Man 10:47 07 Aug 2007

You have now got three threads running on this subject. It might be a good idea to mark the other two as resolved otherwise confusion will reign ;-)

  bremner 12:39 07 Aug 2007

Just drag it from the desktop to the external drive.
Once on the external drive delete the one on the desktop.

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