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Old 04-01-2006, 02:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm looking for a backup program that I can use with a flash disk. Any suggestions? It needs to be automated for scheduled backups. Thanks for the help.
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if you have windows xp professional, it has backup built-in.

Go to start -> programs -> accessories -> system tools -> backup.

Check out google if you are using home edition and cant backup:
http://www.google.ca/search?client=f...=Google+Search
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It's home edition, thanks
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The windows backup tool is horrible in my opinion but if you grab yourself a Windows OneCare Beta they have a new backup tool for windows in there. For non Microsoft Solutions you can Try Norton Ghost or Drive Image.
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Will Norton ghost or drive image do specific folders and/or entire drives? Thanks tyler
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With any norton product your wallet will be dry in no time. But the product itself is fairly good.
http://www.symantec.com/home_homeoff...t10/index.html

Drive image has a free trail and I downloaded a product from that that will make backups fine but the backup cannot be restored to another PC it must be the same PC you made the backup from. Not a problem as that is what most people want anyways.
http://www.drive-image.com/

Both will back up entire hard drives. I'd imagine they back up individual folders as well but it is much easier to just drag and drop files to a DVD using window's built in burner.
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http://www.windowsonecare.com/
Don't be mislead by the word Beta this is an OK product from Microsoft and will do what you want it to.

EricB also uses a different backup tool but I don't know it's name you should send him a PM for more details.
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