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File backup: Copying files to removable media in Windows

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Follow this procedure to transfer files from your Tech Computer Center account to removable media such as CD-ROM, DVD, or Flash drive.

  1. If you have a lot of files to back up, first create an archive file that combines into a single file all the files you want to back up. See `Making archive files in Windows'.
  2. Click on My Computer.
  3. Select the files or archives you want to back up.
  4. Under File and Folder Tasks, click on Copy the selected items.
  5. Insert your removable media.
  6. Pull down the Address menu and navigate to the removable media device.

Next: File restore: Copying files from removable media in Windows
See also: File transfer: moving files to or from the TCC
Previous: Transferring files from your Windows system to the TCC
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Last updated: 2008/01/21 05:15:32 UT
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