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Nov
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revised Windows backup: user-friendly incremental disk imaging?
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Nov
27
comment Windows backup: user-friendly incremental disk imaging?
You can do this with Acronis (see my answer below). Schedule regular, automatic backups. "If a planned task fails because the external drive was not available when the task started the backup will automatically start once the drive is reconnected."
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27
answered Windows backup: user-friendly incremental disk imaging?
Nov
23
comment Defragment a file or folder? Windows 7
@rlb.usa - A disk defragmentation from within the virtual machine will not do the same thing. The virtual image is a single file (or multiple) on the physical disk. Defragging from within the virtual machine will only rearrange the virtual files within the image. If that physical image file is scattered across the physical disk, defragging from the host OS will arrange the file's fragments so they are stored contiguously on the disk, increasing performance.
Nov
19
accepted What is the memory “sweet spot” for Windows 7 virtual system?
Nov
18
awarded  Civic Duty
Nov
18
asked What is the memory “sweet spot” for Windows 7 virtual system?
Nov
18
comment Is it a big performance gain to run a VM from a second drive?
But that's exactly what is needed -- working with two disks at the same time; one running the host, one running the VM. Both are needed at the same time. So "yes" to two disks for performance.
Nov
17
comment Why does my screen dim on a desktop installation of Windows 7?
@jthg - Good points. I will have to watch the system more closely next time to see if I can determine what action caused it to dim to see if there is a possibility of a "missing dialog."
Nov
17
comment Why does my screen dim on a desktop installation of Windows 7?
Hmm... I don't see anything. I minimized each window and there's nothing in the task bar. The only app in use is Firefox browsing the web.
Nov
17
asked Why does my screen dim on a desktop installation of Windows 7?
Nov
11
revised Trimming Carbonite log files
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Nov
11
revised Trimming Carbonite log files
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Nov
11
answered Trimming Carbonite log files
Nov
9
answered How do I image my hard drive for backup? Or do I just need to backup the files?
Nov
4
accepted Windows 7 “Libraries” - How do you back them up?
Nov
3
comment Windows 7 “Libraries” - How do you back them up?
The article led me to what I needed. What I was asking was a way to back up my library structure. Not the physical files contained in the library. But the article discussed where the libraries are defined, which is what I really needed. Thank you.
Nov
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revised Windows 7 “Libraries” - How do you back them up?
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revised Windows 7 “Libraries” - How do you back them up?
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