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Platinum Edition Using® Microsoft® Windows® XP by Brian Knittel, Robert Cowart

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Automated System Recovery

Automated System Recovery is a new feature in Windows XP that adds another way to perform a system recovery should things go bad. ASR, shown in Figure 3.29, replaces an older tool from Windows 2000 and Windows NT 4.0: the Emergency Repair Disk (see Figure 3.30).

Figure 3.29. Locating ASR in Windows XP.

Figure 3.30. ERD from Windows 2000.

Automated System Recovery (ASR) uses the Windows XP Professional Backup utility and consists of two parts: a backup of critical files that is made to a local (recommended) or remote storage ...

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