[Mageia-discuss] Lucky Backup for Windows

Phil phil_lor at bigpond.com
Wed Dec 26 08:18:02 CET 2012

On 26/12/12 16:56, Max Quarterpleen wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 4:59 AM, Phil <phil_lor at bigpond.com
> <mailto:phil_lor at bigpond.com>> wrote:
>     Thank you for reading this somewhat off topic question.
>     I have been given an old laptop that will have Windows XP removed,
>     but before I do I'd like to make a complete backup. The previous
>     owner will surely want to recover some little gem at some time in
>     the future.
>     Lucky Backup has served me well and I'm wondering if something
>     similar is available for Windows. A Google search has uncovered a
>     huge number of backup utilities but I'm unable to tell which one
>     would be best for my needs.
> Whenever I need to backup anything Windows I just manually copy whatever
> I think I may need to an external drive.
> You're probably safe if you copy the C:\Documents and Settings directory.

Thanks Max,

That's a good idea and probably all I need since his new laptop has 
Windows 8 installed and so there's no need to copy the XP system files.


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