How to Back Up to Removable Media Device Using Microsoft Backup

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SUMMARY

The Microsoft Backup tool included with Windows 98 includes support for removable media devices. You can back up to these devices, and span multiple removable media if the full backup set does not fit on only one.

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To back up to a removable media device, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click Backup.
  2. Select the files you want to back up.
  3. In the Where To Back Up box, click File.
  4. In the next box, type the path for the removable media device and a file name for the backup set. For example, if your removable media device is drive letter E and you want to use the name Mybackup.qic for the file set, type:
    e:\mybackup.qic
  5. Click Start.
You can also use this method to back up to another hard disk or a network share.

NOTE: After you create the backup file, you can store the file on a CD-ROM or other type of permanent media. To back up data directly to your CD-ROM burner, you must use software that is specifically designed to do so (this software is often included with the CD-ROM burner).

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Article ID: 188575 - Last Review: January 23, 2007 - Revision: 2.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
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