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  • my hard drive has a GPT protective partiton on it and im trying to make a back up of it. the problem is that i do not see it in my computer and the back up that microsoft gives only goes to my computer and not the harddrive i need to back up. i am running xp and want to get back to being able to go into this hard drive again it does have things on it that is why i want a back up
    Tuesday, February 23, 2010 3:32 AM

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  • You're going to need a 3rd party backup program that does a complete disk sector by sector backup and can see the hidden partition. I believe that Acronis True Image should work.
    I have not used this program, but it may also be an option for you:
    http://www.todo-backup.com/
    Note that you posted to a forum dedicated to Windows Live OneCare, and it won't do what you want as it is a file backup program, not a partition/disk backup solution.

    -steve
    ~ Microsoft MVP Windows Live ~ Windows Live OneCare| Live Mesh|MS Security Essentials Forums Moderator ~
    Tuesday, February 23, 2010 12:13 PM
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  • it does not want to copy the gpt hard drive do you have an other software that will
    Tuesday, February 23, 2010 11:23 PM