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what type of disc do i use to backup win7 on hp laptop?dvd-r

by mitch klein / December 14, 2011 12:05 AM PST
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Because it is HP, I use DVD+R why?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 14, 2011 2:48 AM PST
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by pgc3 / December 14, 2011 12:21 AM PST

I am wondering if you are talking about burning the OS disks, if so you should be able to use either DVD- or DVD+ I generally use the - disks but that is more out of habit than anything else, either should work.

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