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Help with NTBackup..... anyone?

by m_kibuchi / January 3, 2007 9:39 PM PST

Hi,
i bought a laptop that came with xp home sp2 pre-installed by the manufacture. i need to use ntbackup but from microsofts website it is supposedly included in the value pack folder in the installation cd but my xp came pre-installed. i have talked to microsoft who refered me to dell and vice verser and i am tired of this. anyone,.... someone,... HELP!

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"Run away..."
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 3, 2007 10:01 PM PST

Sorry, NTBACKUP even when working does not write to CDR or DVDR and didn't work on a 10GB AVI file we had. It's rubbish and you can do better with free software such as CDBURNERXP.

I no longer help people into this data deathtrap.

Bob

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Thanks man...
by m_kibuchi / January 3, 2007 10:17 PM PST
In reply to: "Run away..."

i just downloaded and installed CDBURNERXP and i must say its quite easy to use, thanks a lot and keep up the good work ....

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Also....
by caktus / January 4, 2007 4:02 AM PST
In reply to: "Run away..."

Upon restoring NTBackup some times restores files to incorrect locations.

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