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How do i back up my pc? I went to Start-all programs-accessories-sytem tools...but there is nothing regarding back up. I also went to PC recovery disc creator..it says it cant create disc. I took laptop into best buy where i bought it, they want to run diagnostic testing told me to back up everything. They told me to get the DVD+R. It says on my label DVD+-R RW or CDRW. I got the DVD+R is that the problem?

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  • shadoee Jan 02, 2009

    it only gives me the CD Drive E option when Right clicked on my documents. Is it because I only have the DVD +R? Do i need to get the RW? + or -? maybe just use CDRW?

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If the label of the cd drive on your computer says DVD+ -R RW, it means you should be able to use any kind of disc to backup your data on.
Get DVDRW or CDRW discs from the store. Insert it in your computer.
Click start. Click My computer. Double click Local disk C. Double click Documents and settings. Double click your name or if you dont see your name, click 'Administrator'. Right-click My documents. then click 'send to'. Click the DVDRW option. Enter a name for the disk. You can name it 'My documents backup'. When it's done copying, it means you've backed up all the files stored in the 'My Documents' folder. If you have files saved somewhere else, you just have to browse to the location of the file and repeat the same procedure.

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