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WINDOWS LIVE ONECARE

by mikeypanza / May 14, 2010 10:20 AM PDT

Now that Windows Live OneCare has gone, what can I use in its place to do automatic backups? For some reason I cannot use Windows Vista Home Premium to do this.

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Vista has one
by Willy / May 14, 2010 1:16 PM PDT
In reply to: WINDOWS LIVE ONECARE

Vista comes with it's own backup feature. Live OneCare only provides an ease of access to the very same backup. Check the link below:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/2007.09.backup.aspx

You can use other maker's s/w if you like, such as Acornis or Ghost to include freebies, just google or checkout the CNET download files area.

tada -----Willy Happy

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Vista has one
by mikeypanza / May 14, 2010 1:41 PM PDT
In reply to: Vista has one

Willy;
Yes, I know that I am using it on my Desktop that has Vista Ultimate. For some reason I cannot get my wife's Laptop, which has Vista Home Premium to do same thing. I keep getting a message that asks for an admin user password, and I cannot remember ever making a password for an admin user. "Windows cannot further diagnose the problem because network diagnostics does not know the user name and password that is required to connect to the shared folder". I do not use a user name nor a password to log onto the laptop. I am just thinking about buying another external hard drive just for the laptop, so that I can do backups. I cannot even backup to a CD-RW or a DVD-RW. Thank you, Mike

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