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Old 12-12-2009, 09:57 AM   #1
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Ubuntu 9.04/ Windows 7 Dual Boot Backup Options

I've tried doing a search on this and have come up with nothing. I'm looking for a way to completely back up my system so that I can restore both partitions just in case my hard drive is corrupted. Any help would be great. Also any guidance on creating a windows 7 live cd would be great as well.

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You can clone your entire drive to another (larger) drive using clonezilla. Google clonezilla, read documentation.
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No can do live win cd

Micr$oft WILL NOT RUN ON A CD as it has to create a file to swap out mem and that is something you can not do on a cd however to backup win mount win drive in a term tar -cvzf <name of archive> <were win partition is located> one note it will compress and add the tar.gz by it's self and there must be enough room for the file on your home partition.then upload to backup server.
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Live CDs are becoming a thing of the past as flash technology improves. It's much easier to carry your live Windows around your neck on a pen drive over a CD/DVD. And it won't scratch easily also. Some advice on "howto" here. And all recently built computers can boot from a USB device.
For backup ideas, there are a couple suggestions here.


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