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Old 07-27-2007, 05:27 PM   #1
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Wink backup my windows

Hi all.I have 2 hdd, one suse other hdd is winxp.I wanna backup winxp (if it crashes).So I DONT WANT TO SETUP LINUX AND WIN AGAIN.I used GRUB boot.What can i do?(I have a lot of hdd space).
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Old 07-27-2007, 05:53 PM   #2
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You can use a program called partimage to make a compressed image of the Windows partition while you are running Linux. I would put that image on an external hard drive.

I have used partimage to back up and to restore Windows XP. It works. Partimage even backed up the MBR of the disk without me doing anything special. When I restored Windows I told partimage to restore the MBR from the backup. That also worked.

You can use partimage to back up the Linux partition too but it won't back up a mounted parition so you would have to boot a live CD or if you have more than one Linux system on the disk you would boot one to back up the other.

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Old 07-27-2007, 06:18 PM   #3
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thank you.I thing it works.


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