"Texsis" <Texsis@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Yes it is within my boot drive and it is showing 10GB with my main showing
> back up failure due to insufficient room. So can I make the Back up
> using storage management? Thanks for the reply
> "Mike Hall - MVP" wrote:
>> "Texsis" <Texsis@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > My back up drive is full. I transferred it all to my jump drive. So
>> > now
>> > is
>> > it ok to clear my back up drive, so I may back up my current C drive?
>> It is not a good idea to entrust a jump drive to keep safe all of your
>> What size is your backup drive? Is it a partition within your boot drive?
>> Mike Hall - MVP
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Your 'backup' drive is the OEM recovery partition, and exists such that you
can do a recovery, sometimes only a destructive recovery depending upon
You should NOT be backing up or saving ANYTHING to that drive.
If you want to back up properly, you should buy an external USB hard drive
and Acronis TrueImage, OR buy a complete 'one touch' external backup
Mike Hall - MVP
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