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Online backups

Wed, 27 Jan 2010 03:01PM

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I like backing stuff up. I have not yet actually had a computer crash on me and lose everything, but I do quite regularly reinstall Windows XP when it gets too slow. To make this an effortless process I used to have the C:\Documents and Settings folder live on a different partition, so when I reinstalled Windows on the other partition, all my stuff was still there – just needed a few registry values changed. I can’t really be bothered with that any more, some programs got quite confused to where my home directory was and resizing the partitions when I ran out of space on one was a bit of a hassle. If you’re interested, this is how to do it.

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