Re: Backup and restore function
I talked to Microsoft tech support and this program doesn't have this
function. I'm switching to Norton Ghost 12. It's a little trickier to use,
but it definitely does maintain your backup drive and automatically deletes
old backups for you.
"Hawaii Recruiter" wrote:
> I have the same problem and did delete the old restore points hoping it
> would make room on the HD. The only thing I was successful at was deleting
> perfectly good restore points and still not able to make new ones. Be
> careful if you try to delete your old ones...same thing might happen. If
> you find out anything on a fix please let me know and I will do the same....
> "sarucci" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > Hi. This is my first post. I'm looking for info about how backup and
> > restore
> > works. I've been using it to backup my C drive for several months. Did the
> > wizard setup, everything seems to work. I want a maintenance free daily
> > incremental backup of my hard drive to a second external drive.
> > Now the backup drive is full and backup and restore won't do any more
> > backups. It doesn't clear off old backups to make room for new ones? I've
> > used Norton Ghost and it does this.
> > It suggests I make room on the drive, but I have no idea what to delete
> > without messing up the backup structure. Any suggestions?
> > If anyone knows or knows where I can go to find out, I'd much appreciate
> > the
> > info.
> > --
> > scott