Backup and Restore

Windows Vista includes the all-new Backup And Restore Center, shown in Figure 15-2. The Backup And Restore Center uses Shadow Copy to take a snapshot of your files, allowing the backup to completely back up even open files without problems.

The Backup And Restore Center for Windows Vista Ultimate Edition.

Figure 15-2. The Backup And Restore Center for Windows Vista Ultimate Edition.

The Backup And Restore Center supports two kinds of backup:

  • Complete PC. Backs up an entire volume to a .vhd disk-image file (compacted to remove empty space), allowing you to quickly restore a computer and all running applications. However, backups take up much more space and are more time-consuming. Complete PC backups ...

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