Software Backup device

  baldyx 20:12 16 Jul 2007
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I want to backup my pc ( used space about 90 Gbytes ) to an external device. Please anyone recommend one taht is not so expensive but will do the job.


I am using Windows XP on Dell desktop 3000.

  Technotiger 20:19 16 Jul 2007

I would suggest something like a 360Gb External USB drive, shop around a bit and you should find one round about 60 quid or less.

  skidzy 20:25 16 Jul 2007

Acronis ti 10 with a large external harddrive.click here

  baldyx 20:34 16 Jul 2007

Skidzy , thanks.

Have looked at the spec ,my understanding is that it is only a software so I will have to buy the external device ?

Which external hard drive/device do you recommend?

  [email protected] 20:35 16 Jul 2007

never tried acronis, as i got norton ghost thrown in with my xp pc and use vista back up on the other, both pc's have one of these
click here
had 1 for over 6 months never a problem never turned off and pretty much silent.

  skidzy 20:48 16 Jul 2007

My external drives are ones i have saved and used caddies....cheap skate i know,but serves me fine.

Admans link looks a good bet and i would say pretty good from Seagate.

  Technotiger 22:17 16 Jul 2007

Yes, adman 2s' link is in fact the one I have, along with Acronis TI10.

  baldyx 21:57 18 Jul 2007

Thanks all. i will consider my options.

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