Vista backup

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by Biscuit, Feb 26, 2007.

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  1. Biscuit

    Biscuit Registered Member

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    I'm sorry if this is not the correct place to post this q.

    I backup my computer to a mobile hard drive that is then kept in a different location. Since my change to Vista, I'm unsure of which backup I should be running.

    With my XP system, I used to backup with ntbackup.

    Within Vista, there is a full system backup & a files & folders backup. I cannot seem to choose which files are backed up with either option. After the backup has completed, I can't find a backup log & don't know if the backup has verified. I also can't seem to browse the backup file, although there is data on the backup drive the only facility I can find to restore is to choose the folders on my own computer to restore.

    Does anyone know how Vista backup works?
    Are there any good Vista compatible backup programs?
     
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    Acronis True Image Home v10 is compatible with WinVISTA.
     
  4. Biscuit

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    Thanks for the link. I'm horrified at how bad the backup in Vista Business appears to be. I either backup the whole think in block level & then have to use a workaround if I want to restore just say the payroll. of I backup files & folders that are chosen by Vista & I have no way of knowing what's backed up & what isn't!

    Looking for 3rd party apps right now!
     
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    Thanks, I'll check it out.

    From the name, is this another block level backup?
     
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