How do I back up system to external drive

  suedeblue 14:10 24 Jul 2005
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I had a sytem crash two weeks ago and have just bought an external hard drive. How do I back my system up to the external hard drive and can I get a program that will do this on aregular basis for me?

  VoG II 14:16 24 Jul 2005

There are several - I use Norton Ghost click here

  radi8or 14:26 24 Jul 2005

suedeblue,

I use Acronis True Image click here


Regards Bob

  DieSse 14:49 24 Jul 2005

Acronis True image is excellent - you can make a complete image every (say) month - and in between do a daily, fast, update.

  bigray 16:01 24 Jul 2005

norton ghost is what I use, I have it on a flopy
saved hours of work

  Wak 16:13 24 Jul 2005

If you wish to do this on the CHEAP there are FREE programs called XXCOPY (click here) for Win 98SE and XXCLONE (click here) for Win XP.
I have used XXCOPY every 10 to 14 days for over two years now for my Win 98SE system and it makes a complete clone of the main hard drive including Registry, System Files, Program files and data.
In case of any failure the backed-up copy is simply cloned back to the main drive.

  suedeblue 20:22 24 Jul 2005

Thanks everyone for the advice.

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