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Does `dd` on a device skip anything?

I wanted to achieve a system disk backup with an Ubuntu live CD. I used the following command: dd if=/dev/sda conv=sync,noerror bs=64K | gzip -c > /media/external/image.gz This seemed to work. ...
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Windows Boot disc to save files?

Somehow after updating my legit windows 7 OS with no pirated or mod software on my PC i was welcome to a black screen. I popped in my ghost disc and copied the files i need to an external HD. IIRC ...
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I'm trying to create a live CD of my current CentOS installation. I want it to be almost like a backup, so whenever I want to copy my current installation to another computer I would simply install ...
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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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I'm going to be formatting my machine in the next couple of days. I finally got Windows 7 set up how I like it and decided on a suite of software that I will be installing after each format. Since I ...