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Windows 7: problem with backup on windows premium 7

26 Jul 2011   #1
geeq

windows 7 home premium
 
 
problem with backup on windows premium 7

for the first time i intended to do a backup i used cd's everything was going ok i did 14 cd's and suddenly an error came up i intended to kep going with back up but it starts all over again is there any way i can resume back up from where i left off it also states theres never been a back up what can i do plz help thank u for your time


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26 Jul 2011   #2
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

What sort of error did you get? What exactly were you backing up. Were you using your computer during the backup?

In all honesty, you're far better to use an external hard drive rather than DVDs for backup purposes.

Have a look at the video in this link: Backup and Restore - Windows 7 features - Microsoft Windows

...and these links. Be sure to see the related links at the bottom of the tutorials.

Backup User and System Files

Restore Backup User and System Files
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26 Jul 2011   #3
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Yes a cheap external (USB) HDD is really the way to go - faster(!!!) and more reliable.
Even though CD/DVDs are physical media, your rewriter only needs to go out of alignment enough not to read one disk and you've got problems.
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28 Jul 2011   #4
geeq

windows 7 home premium
 
 

thanx for ur help and ur time i appreciate it!
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