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Backup computers boot information/files under Linux

Basically the same question as the unanswered one of How to backup the boot information of a PC's Hard Disk?, but from a different angle because that one was seeking Windows based solution ...
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Whenever I assemble and configure a Linux PC for someone, I always run into the problem of what happens if they want to restore their system back to the way it was when they got it. Either they ...
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I only have the Recovery Disk, that if used, brings back my laptop to its factory default, it just re-install Vista to the factory default. When I bought this few years ago, Windows Vista is already ...
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Windows 7 safe mode screen default choice

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I have a friend who's having problems with their Vista box (yes the same friends as this question) and they gave it to me to fix. So, here's the problem. On boot, you get the black DOS-like ...
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NetBook's system recovery related to saving data

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When I boot , then this error comes: \BOOT\FCD After that , I boot through a Windows XP installation CD , then it says this: A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to ...
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I've got a friend with a weird problem. When he starts his computer the screen is completely black until the computer is completely started. So the screen is black until it suddenly shows the Windows ...