Creating the backup imageOnce Complete PC Backup launches, you'll see its opening screen, which first scans your system for available backup devices and then prompts you to select one. As you can see here, I'm going to back up to a DVD RW drive for this example, but I could have chosen a secondary internal or external hard disk.
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