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how do i amke a backup disk

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by freak_chris_03, Dec 9, 2001.

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  1. freak_chris_03

    freak_chris_03 Thread Starter

    Dec 4, 2001
    yea i wanted to know if any one knows how to make a backup disk with floopys because i need to restore my hole system and the guy says if i run it ill erace every thing so i need to save everything so that doesnt occur...
  2. rhettman5


    Dec 3, 2000
    Are you sure you need restore ? To backup files with floppies would take a ton of floppies and way to much time, do you have a cdrw, or a zip disc. Why the restore? May be easier to fix than restore, post back...Rhett
  3. slipe


    Jun 27, 2000
    Online storage is a better choice than floppy. Go through this list and see if there isn’t something you can use: http://www.100best-free-web-space.com/

    You can basically only backup files and not programs that are installed.

    In internet explorer go to File>Import and Export and send your favorites someplace you can find them. You normally want to save these.

    If you keep your e-mail on the computer, establish an online account with someone like Yahoo and foreword any mail you want to keep to the online account. You can export your address book so you can save it.

    Go through Windows Explorer and find any files you want to save. Just download everything you want to save to online storage. If you don’t have that much stuff to save you can put it on floppies – just right click the file, Send To>Floppy A .
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