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Re: Backing up to flash drive, CD, etc.
Posted by: Gerald Collins (ID *****7631) Date: January 27, 2010 at 06:26:45
In Reply to: Re: Backing up to flash drive, CD, etc. by Bill Buchanan of 4832

Bill, I am so used to doing things the same old way that I do not keep up with the trends. I do not have a flash drive and would not know how to buy one to suit my needs. My PAF file takes 7 disks when zipped.

My D drive I believe is a CD-RW but would have to confirm this. I thought that I could use Drive D to copy a regular CD-ROM disk (650 MB size) and then put the disk into my CD-Rom drive A to restore the data.

I printed out your message to see if I can duplicate the procedures you cite.

My backup for PAF only gives me one option: Drive A which is floppy disk drive. I do not get a menu and this has been my problem. Apparently I have done something wrong or the program has been updated since I bought my PAF 5.2 program.

It seems the more I learn it shows more things that I don't know.

I really do appreciate your message. I can see I will have to study the situation more as the problem is probably my own ignorance.

I want to buy a good flash drive and would appreciate any recommendations as I am totally ignorant on what to select.

Thanks for your reply.


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