Can anyone steer me in the right direction please? I simply want to backup data to a CD or DVD disc with Password protection. Then Insert the disc into my laptop and enter Password and view the contents "without having to Restore". It would also be nice if could restore as well from this disc.?? Am running XP Pro. Have Acronis 10, Roxio & Access to Nero 7 Premium(currently uninstalled). I have spent stupendous hours over time looking for this solution ,and as much as i like solving my challenges myself, i would like the solution to this one before my next life.(slow learner) Therefore i put this question to the combined expertise of Wilders experienced & helpfull contributers. Many thanks in advance. May i say this forum provides invaluable information to thousands of average & confused learning computer uses (like myself) who simply watch, read, study & research quietly in the background. So you expert contrubitors are really appreciated out here.(in mediocre land) In closing i would suggest to all like me, Hungry for correct, unbiased & professional advice visit here first. Thanks Guys!!!!