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Need system backup help asap

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by pmmanagement, Oct 5, 2003.

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  1. pmmanagement

    pmmanagement Thread Starter

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    I need to format and reinstall my OS

    Need a way to backup my programs, outlook and files to restore after reinstall

    Need suggestions

    OS is limping.....can become unstable and crash anytime

    need help
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    First off, if your O/S is limping, you can't backup the applications and just restore them, they'll have to be re-installed on the fresh installation.

    My favorite way to backup such a system is to do a Norton GHOST image on another hard disk or partition, perhaps a USB drive. That way, when I install the new system, I can use GHOST Explorer to access any data files that were on the drive, and since I have everything, nothing gets left behind.
     
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