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XP Backup utility

by Esoterical / July 3, 2007 4:17 AM PDT

The XP Backup utility hangs up before it completes a backup. How can I correct this?

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please look
by Amos16 / July 3, 2007 5:41 AM PDT
In reply to: XP Backup utility

at the note gegarding postings. include ALL your system info.

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Very few folks use the generic
by retired / July 3, 2007 7:53 AM PDT
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Windows backup
by Esoterical / July 3, 2007 2:10 PM PDT

Thanx for the info. I wanted to fix the problem if possible instead of having to install yet more software to sub for Windows utilities. But I understand this may be more trouble than it's worth. Thanx again.

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by Esoterical / July 3, 2007 2:08 PM PDT
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I'm not sure what u mean by the note at postings. Sorry, I'm a newbie. Seems like I entered my info?????????????

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I don't use NTBACKUP.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 3, 2007 10:39 AM PDT
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Here's my short list of what I use.


Syncback is just what I wanted to make a quick copy of my stuff to external drives, FTP sites, etc.


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Windows Backup
by Esoterical / July 3, 2007 2:12 PM PDT
In reply to: I don't use NTBACKUP.

Thanx for answering Bob. I'm getting the message that what I'm trying to do is more trouble than it's worth. I'll try another Backup strategy.

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For lack of a better word. Ntbackup is daft.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 3, 2007 9:40 PM PDT
In reply to: Windows Backup

It from over a decade ago (maybe 2). It shows it's age in too many ways.

Why is it in XP? Because it was in Windows NT so it was in Windows 2000 so people who had used it could recover their files. Why is it in XP? Same answer.


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