back up problems

  karl1483 19:03 25 Jul 2004
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i currently have win xp home edition on pc tried to do a back up but it wont let me select my cd-rw only gives me floppy drive.i used nero backup instead which works fine why wont win backup work.ta

  woodchip 19:13 25 Jul 2004

No only to Hard drive

  woodchip 19:14 25 Jul 2004

or tape backup

  karl1483 19:17 25 Jul 2004

why not cd seems piontless backing some files up to hard drive if the reason you backup is incase hard drive goes pearshaped thanks anyway as i said used nero which is lovely thought i was doing something wrong with win xp taaaaaa

  woodchip 19:24 25 Jul 2004

This is one of my gripes about MS XP. it does not do what should be one of the basic jobs on a PC. It is still living with Win95 software. As it cannot backup to CDR or CDRW or DVDRW. The only way to use it, and you are limited by the size to a DVD size, copy to Hard drive then copy the file to a DVD

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