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Backing Up Files

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#1 roc1911


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Posted 06 September 2008 - 02:19 PM

I am running XP windows withSP3, I am in need of a back-up program.
But you must realize i am computer handicapped... :thumbsup:
I looked at the backup program in xp, I got confuse. :flowers:
I am in need of a backup program because I got some extra programs on my startup
and i was advised to do a backup and then disable one or two of the programs, and then see how the laptop
runs for a couple days. then do the same until I have disable the all the programs.
SO, I would like to find a program that is easy, and will work with my external drive.
thank you in advance!!!!
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Posted 06 September 2008 - 03:06 PM

Check out our Freeware replacements for common commercial applications topic here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic3616.html
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Posted 06 September 2008 - 08:53 PM

I use Cobian Backup, for file backups.
Fairly easy to use, and freeware.
Once everything is set up, it's just a matter of clicking a button, to run a backup.
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Posted 06 September 2008 - 09:41 PM

NTBackup (although I don't do it nearly as often as I should :thumbsup: ): http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...;displaylang=en
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