Win 8 release preview, impossible to backup due to constant restarting Tags: Backup Windows 8 Last response: January 16, 2013 5:52 PM in Windows 8 Share joebudz January 16, 2013 5:02:18 PM Hi, as some of you already know, the release preview for windows 8 expired today, so it restarts my pc every hour, making it impossible to backup my files and data (700gb/1tb), what can i do? More about : win release preview impossible backup due constant restarting Soda-88 January 16, 2013 5:08:24 PM Easiest way would be downloading Hiren's Boot CD, burning to a CD or making bootable USB from it and loading 'Mini XP'. From there you can easily copy files around. http://www.hirensbootcd.org/download/ How to make a bootable USB: http://www.hiren.info/pages/bootcd-on-usb-disk getochkn a b * Windows 8 January 16, 2013 5:15:16 PM Go back in time and do your backup before you hit the deadline? Use a boot disk/backup program that starts from a disc or usb before windows starts to backup what you need to backup. What are you trying to backup anyways? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer joebudz January 16, 2013 5:52:04 PM getochkn said:Go back in time and do your backup before you hit the deadline? Use a boot disk/backup program that starts from a disc or usb before windows starts to backup what you need to backup. What are you trying to backup anyways? Everything, my entire PC, i thought i had until the 30th to backup everything Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNew Patch Oddness (long includes release notes for 1.7.0) ForumWho plans on Installing Customer Preview Today? ForumHow to uninstall Windows 8 Developer Preview ForumIssue 4 Preview ForumWindows 8 Beta (Consumer Preview ) first impressions ForumAMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ 65-nm Brisbane Preview ForumWindows 8 consumer preview can't disable metro ForumUpgrading to 8 from OEM 7 ForumUT2004 Patch 2 Release notes ForumWill you upgrade to windows 8 ? ForumAMD Piledriver rumours ... and expert conjecture ForumAnand 64-Bit Windows Preview ForumPatch 1.7 notes Forum4870x2 HardOCP Preview - taking the fluff out of reviewing t -.- t ForumShould I upgrade to Windows 8 ? ForumWindows 8 .....Pros and Cons? ForumNeed help More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !