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Re: The 20 Minute Guide to PC Security.
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2007, 15:35 »
Oh that's exceptionally useful MB.  I've stickified it to stop it getting lost.

Offline gmax

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Re: The 20 Minute Guide to PC Security.
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2007, 16:00 »
Just clone C drive to another partition or an external drive once a week, the ultimate protection, if anything goes wrong its just a simple restore. :)

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Re: The 20 Minute Guide to PC Security.
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2007, 00:06 »
Just clone C drive to another partition or an external drive once a week, the ultimate protection, if anything goes wrong its just a simple restore. :)

Isn't that what System Restore is supposed to do?  :dunno:  Also, how long does it take to clone, say, a 250Mb drive?  I recently transferred 100Gb of music files from my internal drive, to an external, via USB, and it took literally hours.   I don't think I would want to make a weekly task of something like that.
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Re: The 20 Minute Guide to PC Security.
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2007, 00:58 »
Cloning a drive compresses it to a small image file and shouldnt take long Simon.

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Re: The 20 Minute Guide to PC Security.
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2007, 10:28 »
Any suggestions as to which programs to use?  I would want to steer clear of Norton products, as I once installed Norton Ghost, and could never get rid of it again.
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Re: The 20 Minute Guide to PC Security.
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2007, 10:53 »
I'm not a big fan of Norton either, but i use "Norton Ghost 2003", it's been very reliable and easy to use. I only use C drive for operating system and programs, so cloning only
takes about 15 minutes.

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Re: The 20 Minute Guide to PC Security.
« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2007, 12:34 »
Drive (or Disc) Image, used to be made by Powerquest but I think Norton took it over.
I think Acronis do one as well.

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Re: The 20 Minute Guide to PC Security.
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2007, 15:07 »
Yes, I use Acronis True Image. Its set to take a clone every friday and has worked well so far.

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