Backup System onto a CDR

  Vimal 14:22 09 Nov 2003
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New to XP and want some help in finding a good backup program which allows me to backup onto a CD.
Would like to be able to backup and boot from the CD if my system does down!!!
Any ideas???

Thanks

  woodchip 14:44 09 Nov 2003

The best backup for me is Drive Image, As it puts everything back just as when you create the backup. All in about 5 to 10 Minutes. You need to check the Version will work with XP as there are still older versions out there

  pj123 15:12 09 Nov 2003

I use Acronis which was given away on PC Answers magazine for March 2003 Issue 117. You might be able to buy a backdate copy from the PC Answers website at click here

  pj123 15:14 09 Nov 2003

Just been there but not available as a download. But you can contact them at [email protected]

  spuds 15:24 09 Nov 2003

Check your XP, there is a back-up there.

  pj123 15:49 10 Nov 2003

spuds, don't have XP but previous MS backups have not been very good. Always had to use a Third Party backup system. Is the XP one any different?

  accord 16:00 10 Nov 2003

only xp pro has back up as standard

  GroupFC 16:05 10 Nov 2003

XP's backup program you can get from click here

  TommyRed 16:28 10 Nov 2003

I use Acronis True Image 6,0 the paid for version, costs about £30, cheaper if you shop around. Only used it once, restored everything up to just after a re-format, worked excellently. Tried to restore another image using about 3 discs,wasn't successful, probably something I'd done. On the one occasion I had to contact their tech support they where prompt and knowledgeable which is a big plus in my book. HTH TR

  Hyperangelic 16:35 10 Nov 2003

click here They have a basic backup software for beginners which only backs up to CDs and DVDs and a more advanced one for people with loads to back up.

I use the basic one and it seems ok.

  SHUNNA 17:34 10 Nov 2003

£54.99 for the CD BackUp MyPc!! Any one Know where you can get it for less?

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