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XP-Backup from System Tools-to external Hard drive 80GB-WD bradn

By errin.johnson ·
Back up took 3 hrs or more to back up all of
the computer. Is there a quicker way. It is a
laptop-gateway computer using XP.

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other application

by kgr1gr In reply to XP-Backup from System Too ...

i think that if you take backup the entire computer the better way is to use a external application like Acronis or symantec ,and you can take the image of disks and choose the performance and the commpression .

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thank you, will try a compression if it was not already used.

by errin.johnson In reply to other application

Maybe next time a different external hardware, but for now it is what it is..I am
working on a friends computer, just searching
for answers, you never know.

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re: time it takes to backup

by ThumbsUp2 In reply to XP-Backup from System Too ...

It only took 3 hours? Consider yourself lucky! I can remember when it took all night and the drives were MUCH smaller back then.

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lol...I guess I think sometimes technology has taken us to light speed

by errin.johnson In reply to re: time it takes to back ...

Thank You, just hoping for light speed, I guess we are not there yet!

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