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#1 PDARR

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 12:09 PM

I was wondering if I can back up my system to a flash drive and if so, what size flash drive should I buy.



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Posted 27 September 2013 - 12:54 PM

If you use Windows 7, it takes about 15 (32 bit) - 20 (64 bit) GB just for system files, not include temp files etc. And if you going to backup both your files and windows, I recommended you to use at least 32 gb flash drive.

 

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 01:20 PM

My Win 7 64-bit install on this system is on a 60GB partition...but 40GB of that is free space.  I don't have many programs installed so I think that Sirawit is close.

 

IMO, when you start talking about 32GB flash drives...might as well start considering SSDs for cloning operations.

 

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