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Old 10-31-2008, 11:32 AM   #1
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Restore operating system and all installed programs.



Is it possible to copy operating system and all installed programs to cd or external hard drive and then in case of operating system failure restore operating system and all installed programs? What program should I use to do this (better free program) ?
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Old 10-31-2008, 02:19 PM   #2
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You don't copy a os, you have to clone it.
Norton Ghost works for XP.
I havn't found a good clone software for Vista.
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Old 10-31-2008, 02:23 PM   #3
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yes, you need to clone it...do you know how to?
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Default Re: Restore operating system and all installed programs

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yes, you need to clone it...do you know how to?
how do you? i too would be interested in this...
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Old 11-01-2008, 06:23 AM   #5
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Сan I simply copy files in folders windows and program files and then in case of operating system failure copy these files back to folders windows and program files on hard drive?
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Nope.

I recomend http://www.acronis.com/homecomputing...cts/trueimage/

It's Pretty self explanatory.
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