Determining Drive Model and Finding Updates and Firmware

What is Firmware? Firmware is software that is included in a piece of hardware which control how the CD/DVD recorder communicates with a software application. Firmware is specific to a single CD/DVD recorder; it can not be applied to all CD/DVD drives.   Summary This document will guide you through the process of determining what […]

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Understanding Backup Methods: Part 2

Description of Full Backup It would be ideal to make full backups all the time, because they are the most comprehensive and are self-contained. However, the amount of time it takes to run full backups often prevents us from using this backup type. Full backups, if you have the time to perform them, offer the […]

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Understanding Backup Methods: Advantages and Disadvantages

If you were to ask a person that was not familiar with computer backups, most would think that a backup was just an identical copy of all the data on the computer. In other words, if a backup was created Tuesday evening, and nothing changed on the computer all day Wednesday, the backup created Wednesday […]

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FAT32 Systems and 2 GB File Size Limit

You are not allowed to back up 4 GB or more of data to a drive with FAT32 File System. You may either: Split the data at 2 GB from Where to Backup options. Convert the System File of your drive from FAT32 to NTFS. SYMPTOMS You get this when backing up data that exceed […]

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