Re: Advanced Search
I would guess that the OP is backing up to a CD or DVD?
I have looked for files by date as the OP did, and so far it has found all
the files that I think are there, but cannot claim to have tested
"Bob" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> In Folders>Options>View tick Show Hidden Files and Folders.
> If you are not backing up to an external source your backups are of little
> use in the event of hard drive failure.
> *Report back, please*
> "Benzmum" <Benzmum@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> I've been manually backing up my data files on a weekly basis, and I'm
>> finding that Vista overlooks a number of files when I use the Advanced
>> Search. I do a search for files modified or created > a given date, and
>> Windows gives me a list. But there's always a few that it misses. Has
>> else experienced this? I realize that manual backups may not be the most
>> efficient way to go, but I don't have the budget for an external drive
>> and I
>> haven't found Roxio very helpful. In fact, when I was using XP my method
>> worked unfailingly. What's going on with Vista?