09 August 2007

back up windows xp

Learn how to backup your Windows XP computer quickly. This is a down and dirty full system backup. This will allow you to restore everything on your system if you had a system crash. Steps
1. Click Start -> Run -> type in, with out the quotes, "ntbackup.exe". 2. Click on Backup Wizard and then "Next". 3. Select the radio button "Backup everything on this computer" and click "Next". 4. Choose a location where you will save your backup. 5. Type in a name of your backup that you will recognize and click "Next". 6. Click "Finish" and your backup will begin. 7. It will complete and provide you a report of the backup. 8. Click "Close" and your backup is complete.
* Make sure the location you are backing up to has enough storage space to backup your entire computer. * You will have to be certain you won't have to turn off your computer during the backup. * Full System backups can take extended amounts of time depending on how much data you have to backup so be prepared.

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