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Join our site today to ask your question. You are viewing our forum as a guest. Can I use my D: CD-R drive as a floppy? > > YES____; NO______ > > > > I would like to keep thing simple. > > > > Thank you I sucessfully >performed the backup to an external hard drive, but recieved the error noting >that there was no 1.44 drive to create the Automated System Recovery set. his comment is here

Nov 5, 2003 Floppy formatted. RAID0 - Help!!!!! Classic Theme. You can also follow this procedure to create the ASR files without the floppy, and then copy them to another location to create a floppy or, if you are lucky, your

Run the ASR Wizard, which is part of Windows Backup. 2. Ask MetaFilter is where thousands of life's little questions are answered. Learn More. See http://www.savingsdiscovery.com/specials/essentials.htm Joe "Michael Solomon \(MS-MVP Windows Shell/User\)" wrote in message news:... > You can backup directly to your hard drive and then copy the file to a CD-R. >

This had the USB Floppy fired up on my next boot and all went fine!!! And this process is relatively quick. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Use external hard drives (plural) for backup media.

Any comments or suggestions?The ASR wizard needs a floppy drive. push button in the Backup Job Information dialog box to schedule the backup periodically.posted by grouse at 12:29 PM on January 20, 2008 [1 favorite] Oh! I sucessfully>> performed the backup to an external hard drive, but recieved the error >> noting>> that there was no 1.44 drive to create the Automated System Recovery set. >> I>> tlee808, #1 2010/09/23 markmadras Banned Joined: 2010/08/23 Messages: 1,529 Likes Received: 105 Trophy Points: 468 Location: Spain Computer Experience: intermediate Unfortunately you cannot do an ASR back up without a floppy

I bet I could uninstall it, but it hasn't caused problems so far... 08-07-2007, 02:56 PM #17 Deleted090308 Not... December 2, 2009 How can I use my external hard disk drive to... wadet, Dec 19, 2007 #3 Noyb Trusted Advisor Joined: May 25, 2005 Messages: 20,097 Never used XP's backup wizard ??? Used to use Norton Ghost. >> > True Image will back up to CD, Network Drive, 2nd drive, etc, without >> > having to re-boot. >> > See http://www.savingsdiscovery.com/specials/essentials.htm >> >

It doesn't seem to like non-ASCII filenames though. Use third-party backup solutionsif this is not available.-- (tm) BobMay 18, 2005, 1:46 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.perform_maintain (More info?)I'm trying to create ASR discs using a floppy for the boot Thanks to M$ theft Paranoia. Click the browse button.

On a different networked computer that has a 3.5" disk drive, copy these files to a 3.5" disk and label the disk as your ASR disk. this content November 25, 2009 Older Gmail Messages Into Thunderbird September 13, 2009 How DO you backup Windows XP? You'll be able to ask any tech support questions, or chat with the community and help others. That article seems focused on restoring.

Can I use my D: CD-R drive as a floppy? > YES____; NO______ > > I would like to keep thing simple. > > Thank you in advance for your help. I > > am > > backing up to an external HDD and cannot fool xp into using as the floppy > > as > > well. > > > > More About Us... http://comvurgent.com/xp-pro/xp-pro-startup-drive-map-wierdness.html This works.

This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Backup tab Click on the box next to the disk drive you want to back up so that it has a blue checkbox. Here is one fantasic software that can do the job for you: Acronis True Image - http://www.acronis.com/products/trueimage/ Thanks and good luck! -- ---------------------------------------------------- Jose Francisco Owner of BetaConnect - Providing you

My > computer does not have a 3 1/2" floppy drive. > > I want to do a full Backup of my XP system. > > I get an error message:

How can I change it back to save to my documents? I want to Thread Tools Search this Thread 08-06-2007, 08:28 PM #1 TheMatt TSF Enthusiast Join Date: May 2006 Location: Boston Posts: 13,828 OS: Win 3.1, 98, wadet, Dec 20, 2007 #8 Noyb Trusted Advisor Joined: May 25, 2005 Messages: 20,097 You're Welcome. I think this program will download for 15 days and then after that I don't know what happens.

How you use it might depend on how much personal Data you have stored ... Hello, I am finished making the final adjustments to my new installation of XP MCE (XP Pro). Floppy not formatted! check over here The first priority ..

Related Questions Best simple Windows backup software? Join Date: Jan 2007 Posts: 23,001 OS: Xp Hope it works. Please refer > to on-line help for further assistance. [OK] > > The Backup Wizard tells me that I do not have a 3 1/2" > floppy, which is true. > Having a "RAID-Ready" system means the system has only one SATA drive now, but everything else...