2880Re: [NTO] re-writable CDs
- Mar 8, 2002Subscriber wrote:
>Sorry for delay in replying... I'm suffering worst computer crash
> Dear Carl,
> >For backup, I use a freeware program called "My Own
> >Backup v2.1"
> >I created target zip files onto my backup CD, directed
> >the backup software to run specific sets for each zip
> >file, and turn it loose every Wednesday.
ever, so I'm lucky to be able to access e-mail right now... :-/
> Could you please elaborate your backup strategy a little bit more?I wasn't clear there, sorry. MOB will restore the files just fine. I
> Especially, why do you need another software for retrieval?
was making reference to the fact that I'll often want to simply open a
file that's in the archive (such as a .doc file, just to read its
content for a project). I use Powerdesk 4.0, choose my CD drive in it,
go to the zip archive I want, look down the tree untill I find the
file I'm looking for, then double-click it in the Powerdesk tree
window. Powerdesk calls on WinWord to open the file and I read it. I
can even copy from it to paste into another open document if I wish.
When I'm through, I close the document, then close Powerdesk. Thus,
I've been able to access a file in the archive *without having to
>What doCorrect - again, I wasn't very clear... sorry.
> you mean
> by "target zip files"? Do you simply add new files to existing
Hope this helps. (Now pray for me & my machine :-)
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