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#1 norms

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 02:09 AM

This may be a silly question but I will ask it anyway. If I am going to do a system image backup to a USB drive, will I lose all of the other data on the USB drive. Or, as long as there is enough space on the USB drive for the image, it doesn't matter if there is other data on the drive?

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 02:12 AM

Unless you re-format it you should be fine, but I am not an expert so I'd wait for one of them to be 100%.

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 02:15 AM

Thanks Snall

Oh Yea, by the way the USB Drive is formated NTFS.

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 03:46 AM

@norms

What he meant is, should the process of backing up the image to your USB drive, call for formatting of the drive, it will most certainly erase the contents of the drive.

So you just need to save the backup image file (.iso ?) as such, onto the USB drive, like with any other file. :)
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Posted 06 March 2011 - 12:30 PM

Thanks Reviver Soft, that's what I thought. Just wanted to make sure. :thumbup2:




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