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Windows 7: Questions about Backing up?

30 Nov 2010   #11

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Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

Good explainations whs.

An Image program is the best way to backup and restore your computer, OS and Apps as well as personal info.

Keep the backups on an external HDD or seperate internal HDD, incase your main HDD fails.

Use image backup and you can say goodby to re-installing the OS, all of the Apps and re-setting all the things the way you like them.

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01 Dec 2010   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Something else about Internal hard drives... can they get viruses?
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01 Dec 2010   #13
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Something else about Internal hard drives... can they get viruses?
Of course. If you have no good antivirus program and/or visit shady websites or download from questionable torrents.
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01 Dec 2010   #14

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1

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Something else about Internal hard drives... can they get viruses?
and external HDD
and USB flash drives --- my son was kind enough to bring a couple home from school
if you can write to it you can get a virus.
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