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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Working with Backup Media

If you have a backup device attached to your computer, Backup offers several commands for working with the device media. If you select the Tools | Media command, Backup displays a submenu with the following commands:

Identify: This command displays the name of the device and the name of the media (see Figure 16.10).

Figure 16.10. Running the Identity command displays this dialog box.

Initialize: This command erases the media and prepares it for new data. Backup will ask you to confirm that you want to erase the data.

Format: This command formats QIC media so that it can hold files. Because this operation erases any existing ...

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