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Old 07-06-2013, 12:09 PM   #1
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I have Vista Home Premium. I now have an external Hard Drive (WD My Book). I want to back up everything before I crash this thing. Vista Home Premium does not have this capability. What third party software would you suggest to back up this hunk of junk to my new external hard drive?

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Old 07-06-2013, 12:45 PM   #2
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I use Acronis TrueImage.

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Old 07-10-2013, 12:38 PM   #3
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If you have another computer around, maybe Clonezilla?
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Old 07-10-2013, 07:46 PM   #4
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I've tried clonezilla and I like it but Acronis TrueImage is really good too..
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Old 07-12-2013, 12:21 AM   #5
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Whatever you do, whatever backup software you use, get my toolbox and do everything on the list. PC Cleanup Toolbox
Backing up contaminated files can lead to issues later when you view them such as pictures or program files. Cross platform contamination is a real bitch to track down and straighten out. Clean up the files first, then back up.
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