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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Defining a Backup Job

In Backup lingo, a backup job is a file that defines your backup. It includes three things:

  • A list of the files you want to include in your backup

  • The Backup options you selected, including the type of backup you want to use

  • The destination drive and folder for the backed-up files

You can either use the Backup Wizard to create a backup job (see the next section), or you can create the backup job right from the Microsoft Backup window (see “Creating a Backup Job by Hand,” later in this chapter).

Using the Backup Wizard to Define a New Backup Job

Windows 98's Backup program contains several wizards that take you through various backup-related operations. The Backup Wizard's role is to help you set up a new backup job. You start ...

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