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Take Control of Running Windows on a Mac by Joe Kissell

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Back Up a Boot Camp Volume

You may already have a plan in place to back up the files on your Mac (good for you!), but Boot Camp introduces interesting new backup challenges. With the proper strategy, you can create a duplicate of your Windows volume that you can restore so that it's bootable afterwards; you can also create archives that store multiple copies of your most important files and folders. (To learn more about duplicates and archives, and the hardware and software you can use to make them, read my book Take Control of Mac OS X Backups.)

Your Windows partition is, as far as Mac OS X is concerned, just another volume. So most Mac backup software can read its files the same way as your Mac files. However, a few issues quickly surface:

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