Win XP Backup Utility

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When "Backing up all the information on this computer" to an external hard
drive the existing information on the hard drive is also backed up. Is there
a way to prevent this?
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  1. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.perform_maintain (More info?)

    HOW TO: Use Backup to Back Up Files and Folders on Your Computer in Windows XP
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;308422&Product=winxp

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    Carey Frisch
    Microsoft MVP
    Windows XP - Shell/User

    Be Smart! Protect Your PC!
    http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/default.aspx

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    "charles" wrote:

    | When "Backing up all the information on this computer" to an external hard
    | drive the existing information on the hard drive is also backed up. Is there
    | a way to prevent this?
  2. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.perform_maintain (More info?)

    charles wrote:

    > When "Backing up all the information on this computer" to an external hard
    > drive the existing information on the hard drive is also backed up. Is there
    > a way to prevent this?

    So you want to back up information that doesn't exist?
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