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Windows 7: Backup DVD format fails

17 Dec 2009   #11

Ubuntu 10.10 64bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

ha, to heck with that. I'd rather start fresh than do with the ways they used to back in the days of backups with floppies.

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17 Dec 2009   #12


What on earth's the point of DVD backups on an OS whose footprint is way over the capacity of even dual-layer DVD media? Use a separate hard drive, whether it's one inside your PC, external, within another PC on your network, an NAS, whatever... and whilst you're mulling it over do yourself a favour and get Acronis TrueImage 2010
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17 Dec 2009   #13

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Vista x64 / 7 X64

Do you get a WinPE recovery cd with Acronis, or does it only come if you buy the extra plus -pack?
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