Re: File Backup question
Sorry, don't know whether you can resume after sleep or not; I never got
that far with DVD's.
"Arun91292" <Arun91292@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> thanks, I will certainly look into external hard drives. However I still
> to know whether I can resume the backup from the same point after putting
> computer to sleep or hibernation.
> "John Hanley" wrote:
>> When I started out with my Vista Home Premium computer, I tried
>> to use DVD's as my backup media; however, this was futile for me because
>> took too long and used many DVD's. I bought an external 160 GB USB drive
>> for about $60 that I use solely for backups and that has made my computer
>> backup management a breeze and no worries about whether the computer is
>> asleep or not.
>> "Arun91292" <Arun91292@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > Hi, I'm using vista home premium and want to do a backup onto DVD. Just
>> > a
>> > small question, if I want to put the computer into sleep or hibernate,
>> > will
>> > the backup pick up from where it left off?, or will it start again from
>> > scratch?
>> > I need to know this as the backup takes ages, and will certainly carry
>> > on
>> > through the night- but since I need to be there to load a fresh DVD
>> > (which
>> > would be impossible at 3 in the morning) it would be easier if I could
>> > do
>> > the
>> > above.