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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Setting Backup Preferences

You can use the Preferences dialog box, shown in Figure 16.11, to set some Backup options that apply to all backup jobs. To display this dialog box, select the Tools | Preferences command. Here's a summary of the check boxes:

Show startup dialog box when Microsoft Backup is started: This check box toggles the startup dialog box on and off.

Back up or restore the registry when backing or restoring the Windows directory: When this check box is activated, Backup automatically selects the Registry files for backup if you include your main Windows 98 folder as part of a backup job.

Show the number and size of files before backing up, restoring and comparing data: When this check box is activated, Backup displays a dialog box ...

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