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Windows 7: Backup Vista Laptop to windows 7 PC

01 Aug 2010   #1

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Backup Vista Laptop to windows 7 PC

Attempting to setup a windows 7 PC to backup a laptop running vista over a network. Making real hard work of it so far!!!
Any one with any ideas? PLZ

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01 Aug 2010   #2
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit

May not be the solution you're looking for ... but look into Macrium Reflect.

They have a version available for free download -- and it will allow you to backup the Vista PC to network storage. Thus, you wouldn't have to use your Win7 PC to do the backup.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7

Thanks for that, but would really like to use Win 7, "I'm not a defeatist, just maybe disillusioned"
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