Back up data?.

- Operating system: Windows XP Professional.

- Acer Desktop Computer purchased: in 2008
- Last repair: September 2011. New Harddrive and memorie sticks. Used motherboard.

I am experiencing increased blue screen errors and someone mentioned that perhaps the repair shop did not reset Windows (Windows format and reinstall).

She advised me to "back up my data."

Question: How can I back up my data at the end of each day? Can I use a flash drive? If so, how do I use a flash drive? Thank you.

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Sep 13, 2012
XP backup
by: Anonymous

Click Start, go to All Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools and then click Backup. This will launch the wizard.
Click on Next to skip past the first screen. On next screen, choose the “Back up files and settings” option and then click Next.
Here you have to choose “what” to backup. Check the “My Documents” check box to back up all the files in personal profile and then browse “My Computer” to select any additional files, if required.
If you want, you can choose “Let me choose what to backup” option.
Now you have to specify the location on your PC, where you want to store the backup files. I would recommend you to save it on a pen drive or any external hard drive. You can also save it on your computer’s hard disk and burn it on a CD or DVD.
Click Next and and go to the final page of the Backup Wizard. On this page, don’t click on Finish. Click the “Advanced” button and click Next to open the “When to Back Up” page. Here, choose “Later” and then click “Set Schedule” to open the Schedule Job dialog box.

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