Backup Important System Files the Easy Way

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Note: Click on any image for a larger view of that particular image.

Note:This procedure requires a second drive or partition.

Click backupreg_01.jpg,

then backupreg_02.jpg .

Type notepad then click backupreg_03.jpg


Once Notepad opens, copy and paste into Notepad the following:

xcopy "c:\Documents and Settings\*.*" "d:\Backup" /d /e /c /h /y

Click Here for more information on xcopy and the various switches

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Then Click File then Save As… then name the file Backup.bat , pick somewhere to save it (anywhere, just as long as you remember where it is)

Now when you want to run a backup, simply double click on Backup.bat , the first time (and only the first time) you run this windows will ask you if you are trying to create a file or directory. Type "d" for directory.