hard disc backup

  Taolad 13:33 04 Jun 2008
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I have a caddy and hard disc for back up but my PC is SATA and the backup disc ide. Can I use this disc,using usb for backup? If not could some kind person tell me what to do?

  stylehurst 14:05 04 Jun 2008

Short answer is YES.
What are you going to use as the back up software, suggest something like Acronis True Image

  Pineman100 14:50 04 Jun 2008

Presumably your caddy connects to the computer via USB and it has an IDE connector inside it? If so, you don't have a problem.

I agree with stylehurst about Acronis TI - worth every penny. Just make sure that, if you're running Vista, you buy ATI version 11.

  Taolad 15:44 04 Jun 2008

stylehurst and Pineman100,
That was fast. I thought that both types were completely incompatible with each other. That is something I have learned. Thank you Both very much

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