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From: "Gale Gorman" <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Backup problems with new XP computer? Joe
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2002 13:59:38 -0600
References: <68.1931c9c2.2964b945@aol.com>


Sheri,

Do you have Winzip or Pkzip on your machine? I think either of these will
prompt you for another floppy. Pkzip is shareware and has been around for
years. Winzip is available for evaluation as a download and costs $29.

Gale Gorman
Houston
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Sent: Wednesday, January 02, 2002 1:28 PM
Subject: Re: [TMG] Backup problems with new XP computer? Joe


> In a message dated 1/2/2002 4:46:06 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> writes:
>
>
> > As long as you can make the backup to the "c" drive, try this:
> >
> > Get a copy of slice.exe or something similar. It's a little DOS utility
> > which will cut up files into 1.44M pieces for copying to floppies, and
> > include code for re-assembling them. I found a copy at
> > http://www.halhinet.on.ca/software.htm, though I imagine you could find
the
> > same or similar at the usual shareware sites. Try http://pcmag.com/ and
> > look for utilities, or http://www.tucows.com/
> >
> > Now run slice (or whatever) over your backup file (*.sqz). You will
have
> > however many diskette-sized files. Copy them to diskettes. If you ever
> > need to use them, follow the instructions for re-assembling them.
> >
> Thanks Joe I'll try to find a copy on line. I hope it's easy. I'm was
not
> very knowledgeable with my windows 95 computer and this XP is different so
> I'm back at square one.
>
> Sherri
>
>
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