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Im trying to download info from my security cameras to the usb because i need to burn it unto a disc to give to authorities for their files.

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You will need to copy the files to your hard drive and then copy them to you USB drive. You did not tell me what kind of connection that you have from your Security to copy the files to your computer. You will have to ask the security camera people what you need for that, if you do not know. Are you using a security camera that hooks to your computer constantly? If so the files will already be on your hard drive in a folder that the software has for it. Are you sure that it recorded the things that you saw or needed seen? This should have been set up by a security company. If you did it yourself, you are the only person that knows how you set it up. It is hard to answer this question with a direct answer.

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On the top right you have places, from there you can get into your computers hard drive and then on the usb drive, just copy your files from there to the external just like you would do with a windows computer.



Things that you want to back up

documents and settings your user name --- this place contains your personal data in most cases

any other place that you know contains something important.

that is the most important place and that is where most of the files are stored, of course you will know better what and where they are.



Things that you don't want to back up

program files, contains the installed programs of your computer, most of the time it is not a good idea to back up these files as programs need to be reinstalled when a new install of windows is made, since we are not backing up registry entries for the programs they may not work properly.

windows, contains the windows installation very rarely would you have anything important there, ignore it

temp, contains temporary files, unless you stored something important there ignore it.

If you kept something important in the recycle bin you can possibly find a hidden folder of recycler or similar in the drive where you may find some of your files, do not store your content in the recycle bin, it is not a good idea to store anything there.




When you have backed up your files you can do a fresh install of windows, for help in that please see my tips and tricks section for more guidance.

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