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Backing Up Files

by weidgate51 / September 5, 2008 11:08 PM PDT

I had to have my computer restored and lost everything on it. I've been reading that you should go to start, acces, system, and then back up. I don't have that on my XP. We had the computer made for us and do not have a disc.
Is there another way to back up Docs. in case this would happen again?

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Maybe a nice USB MEMORY STICK?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 5, 2008 11:19 PM PDT
In reply to: Backing Up Files

Drag and drop your files onto that?

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Lots Of Options..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / September 6, 2008 1:55 AM PDT
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..including the flash drive mentioned above, burn your documents to a CD, or even purchase an external hard drive if you've got lots of files..

Just a note, I think you have the path name wrong for finding "Backup". (I don't use it either because a simpler backup, such as those I mentioned above, works for me.) The path should be: Start-All Programs-Accessories-System Tools-Backup.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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