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Archiving Emails from Outlook Express in Vista

I've used Outlook Express for years and I believed I used it in my last desktop which used Windows XP. but, I've been using a Windows Vista laptop since about 2009 to which I somehow migrated all my ...
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Backup Vista Desktop to Windows 8 Laptop

My friends computer was showing signs of a failing hard drive and then got the black screen that would not let her boot up the E-Machine PC. So i told her that i could back up her files, which i did, ...
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Windows Backup & Restore: What to Keep from AppData?

A couple years ago, my father made a backup of one of our computers using Windows Backup and Restore. It was either Windows Vista or Windows 7, not sure which. He backed up the entire computer, ...
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Toshiba Satellite Pro L300 1AI with Vista

I have an old Toshiba Satellite Pro L300 1AI laptop which has been getting slow to boot over time. Issue has occured where after a 10 minute startup into Vista, it freezes (including action bar ...
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Manually Deleting Windows 7/Vista Backup files

If I manually delete many gigs of older files from my users Windows 7 and Vista backups, how will it impact the backup and restore catalogs. I fear that the catalogs may become corrupted or otherwise ...
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TrueCrypt and Windows backup, what works and what doesn't?

On the Truecrypt docs->limitations section it states that The Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service is currently supported only for partitions within the key scope of active system encryption (e.g. ...
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2answers
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Windows: Backup Vista and restore into Windows 8

Due to performance problems with my PC, I am thinking of doing a clean install of Windows 8. Therefore, I am wondering what is the best way to backup my Vista data and restore into Windows 8. Is ...
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0answers
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What is a trustworthy backup/recovery scheme for Windows Vista? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software to backup data and files on a Windows computer The title is the question: How can one implement a backup/recovery scheme on Windows Vista (laptop) that is ...
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1answer
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Builtin Windows Vista Backup & Restore out of space, what now?

I've been 'using' the builtin backup & restore for the last couple of years. But just recently, it got to the end of my 500Gb external drive. I went looking to cut out some old stuff, but judging ...
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I'm looking for a better way to backup my stuff 400GB [closed]

I'm looking for a better way to backup my stuff 400GB. I have a folder called C:\Pocket and everything important is in that folder, Right now, I have a 1TB external harddrive and every week or so I ...
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2answers
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How to fix 0x80071A91 error in Windows Vista / backup Vista system?

I am getting this error below: "File backup could not save your automatic backup settings for the following reason: Transaction support within the specified file system resource manager is ...
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2answers
534 views

What is a good software for periodic backups on Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Back-up software for vista I just ditched Nero's backup utility because of it being incredibly bad and clumsy. Does anybody know of a good solution for periodic backups ...
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Where can I get a backup of rundll32.exe for Vista?

A virus infected my PC - I'm pretty sure that the rundll32.exe file and its backup was replaced. What can I expect if I'm right about it affecting rundll32.exe and how can I fix it without the ...
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1answer
200 views

How does one test a Windows Complete PC Backup?

Is there any way to test or verify the state of a Windows Complete PC backup, short of actually restoring it to the same machine? (At the very least, I want to be able to verify that the file system ...
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3answers
548 views

Backup before installing Windows Vista SP2?

Is it necessary to back up data before installing Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) from online updates?
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1answer
59 views

Windows Vista to Windows 7 Backup

If I perform a system backup with the Backup and Restore Center in Windows Vista, can I open/restore it in Windows 7?
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1answer
67 views

Windows Vista Backups?

I am trying to configure a Windows Backup on Vista but don't see some capabilities I would expect to be there. For one, it looks like I can only select a Local Drive or a network share. I want to ...
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2answers
991 views

3 OS computer, Hard Drives Corrupted, Any way to save the data?

I have a computer. Its a pretty amazing computer. I built it myself. It has 3 500gb hard drives in it, all with different OS's: XP, Vista, and 7. Some how, it seems ALL 3 have gotten corrupted. one ...
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1answer
150 views

Is Windows Complete PC Backup an atomic operation?

I know that Windows Complete PC Backup (Vista, 7) uses Volume Shadow Copy Service. Does this mean that making a backup is an atomic operation, with a snapshot created at the beginning of the backup ...
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1answer
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Need a hassle-free backup solution for Windows — needs to be bootable

I run Windows Vista. I am looking for a relatively painless way to backup my main system disk (lets assume C: ) to an USB-mounted drive. The USB mounted drive has the same disk geometry as my main ...
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1answer
245 views

Why does “WD Anywhere Backup” keep crashing on my vista machine?

On my vista machine, most weeks I am told the “WD Anywhere Backup” has stop working and needs to be restarted. Any anyone come across this problem? What should I check?
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1answer
131 views

Sort-of Software Raid-1 on windows?

I have 2 windows vista computers on a lan, can i set them up with a program so that they replicate the data written in one partition to another and the other way around. basically replicating data ...
2
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1answer
104 views

Switching to Linux, Need backup help

I have an existing Vista installation on my thinkpad x200 and I want to install Linux on my machine. I've done this several times already but I usually format the whole disk and dual boot on Windows ...
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1answer
633 views

Windows: Impact of clean install Service Pack 2 to applications & data?

My Windows Vista Home Premium system is corrupt and won't install Service Pack 2. I have followed all the advice from Microsoft and still no luck. I would like to perform a clean install of Vista, ...
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“an internal error occurred shile enumerating backup sets”

I have a Windows Vista complete pc backup, when i try to restore from backup. I got this error "an internal error occurred while enumerating backup sets". Full backup is store on external USB HDD. Any ...
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1answer
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How do you remove old Windows Vista Backups?

I've been backing up my Vista box using Complete PC backup for quite a while now, and I was just wondering how it is that you remove old backups when your backup drive is to full for another backup. ...
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1answer
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Full Backup & Restore for Windows Vista

I'm looking for a freeware or low cost application that will backup everything, including registry on Windows Vista Home Premium and to restore from a CDROM disk. The destination is an external hard ...
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1answer
197 views

How can I enable the Vista automatic backup to run when battery powered?

I have created automatic backups of my data using the built-in automatic backup feature of Vista Professional. However, the automatic backup refuses to run if I am running on battery. How can I ...
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2answers
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How reliable is Clonezilla for backing up and restoring Windows Vista Home Premium?

I am of course talking about full "system image" backups, similar to the old Norton Ghost. Should I look at other options? There are quite a few paid and free choices, but Clonezilla looks the best ...
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2answers
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Incorrect function.(0x80070001) while performing a Vista Backup to a USB external harddrive

When running a scheduled Vista Backup to an external harddrive, I get the the following error message. The backup did not complete successfully. An erroroccurred. The following information might ...
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2answers
460 views

System backup with Norton Ghost

I will upgrade my system from Windows Vista Home Premium (x64) to Windows 7 (x64). Before starting the upgrade process, I want to back up my current system with Norton Ghost. I have never used it ...
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3answers
395 views

What's the best way to do a one-time Windows Vista backup in order to perform a clean Windows 7 install?

I don't think this has been covered elsewhere on this site, if so feel free to close this question, smack me with a carp, etc. If all goes according to plan then tonight I will be installing ...
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3answers
4k views

EFS - Find out what's encrypted

Since a few days when I start Windows Vista i get a Popup from "Encrypting File System" (coming from process efsui.exe) asking me to backup the certificate and key. I don't know what i did to get ...
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478 views

Back-up software for Windows Vista

I mess around with my computer alot, this means that I end up messing it up alot. Can you guys suggest some back-up software that you use and why you use it? I run Vista.
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908 views

What is the best way to back up a computer's files?

I have not done any backing up, does anyone know what would be the best way to do so? I would like free. UPDATE: incremental backups are best. Offsite is good too.
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5answers
56 views

Backing up initial installation of Windows

Just yesterday I finished setting up my first DIY build with Windows Vista. I finished installing various pieces of software. Traditionally, I've always done a complete reinstall of Windows each year ...
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7answers
291 views

What is a simple home backup software which works with a variety of OSes?

Vista came with a backup solution that should work for me, but of course it doesn't. It doesn't play nice with Samba unfortunately. What are my alternatives? It should be simple, back up on a ...
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3answers
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How can I access data on my Vista hard drive if the computer crashes?

Every couple years I get a new computer with a new hard drive and then just connect the original hard drive as the second one so I have access to all of my data in case I forgot to back something up. ...
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What's the best way to to automate the back up of a couple folders in windows?

I've got a couple folders of personal scripts and such I'd rather not lose if the hard drive on my dev machine goes out (all the source is in SVN, and all the other important stuff is backed up ...