What is a backup disk?

Answer A backup disk is a type of media used to backup important data on a computer. Backup disks are used in case of a physical or software problem with the computer hard drive so that data can be resto... Read More »

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How do I create a backup disk?

Open the Backup and Restore UtilityOpen the Control Panel in Windows 7 and click "System and Maintenance" > "Backup and Restore".Create the Backup DiskClick "Create a system image" and follow the i... Read More »

Is an OEM disk the same as backup disks?

An OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) disk and a backup disk aren't the same. An OEM disk is original software sold directly to a computer manufacturer by a software company. A backup disk is a ... Read More »

How to Restore & Backup to a Disk?

In Microsoft Windows operating systems, the Backup and Restore Center provides easy-to-use wizards for backing up important data and files to CDs or DVD disks. Once the files are backed up to disk ... Read More »

How to Use Disk Image Files as Backup?

An image file, or virtual disk, can be a flexible backup solution--you can use them almost exactly how you would use a physical disk. And with the help of some free image file utilities, you can cr... Read More »