Backing up Windows

  Major Disaster 18:00 16 Jun 2005

I was wondering as i may have to re-install xp pro and have read in numerous places that it is best to backup the entire harddrive first, is the backup utility in xp pro any good? And where does it back up the data to? CDs? Surely you would need piles and piles of the things! Please explain!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:09 16 Jun 2005
  mattyc_92 19:39 16 Jun 2005

To backup your WHOLE system, most users of this forum advise using "Acronis True Image" as this is very simple to use, and backs up with great compression on almost any drive.

You could always go for Ghost as well, but personally, I prefer Acronis.

click here for Acronis

click here for Norton Ghost

The Windows Backup is rubbish. It is not "backwards" compatiable and you can't backup the whole system with operating system and all...

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