7499Re: [NTO] benefits of disk imaging?
- Oct 2, 2006Dean Martineau wrote:
> I will be buying a new computer soon, running xp pro. I would loveGood idea to have a full backup that you can restore from if you wish.
> to minimize the agonizing re-install of all my favorite apps and
> their settings. I have the impression that there is no way around
> this, but can some of it be lessened by imaging the curent hard drive
> and restoring all or part of its contents to the new system?
> thanks for any wisdom.
I find it healthy and good to start over however. Speed improves and
registries become unclogged and so forth, so I usually don't image and copy.
Vista will be out in three short months. So if you wait the price on xp
machines is likely to drop soon I suspect.
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