Backup Files to CD

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Storing backup to CD disc is a good way to prevent data from accidental destruction caused by user mistake or hard drive failure. Backups on CDs are compact, reliable and transportable, which makes them very popular among all kinds of users. In most cases a single CD is enough to store backups for several days, which is very convenient for any backup rotation scheme.

Handy Backup has an option to automatically divide large sets of data that cant fit a single disc (e.g. when you back up disk image). Disc changing must be performed manually but thats the only disadvantage of backing up to CD. Apart from it, the utility provides full automation of all PC backup-related processes including backup compression, encryption, etc. With the help of a flexible scheduler your CD writer turns into a powerful backup engine and eliminates all worries regarding data loss.

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How to Backup to CD

To backup data to CD, you will need only two things: Handy Backup and CD burning device. The utility supports all types of CD discs and provides full automation of all processes:

  • Integrated CD recording tool. Handy Backup features a built-in CD burning tool which allows you to burn backup to CD without any external software.
  • Automatic disc erasing. If you want to backup to CD-RW, you can turn on automatic erasing of the disc before writing.
  • Spanning data across multiple CD discs. If a disc cant store the whole data set, Handy Backup will split it and burn the backup to CD discs one by one.
  • Backup verification. To ensure backup integrity, the program can automatically check discs after recording, so you can always be sure that your data can be restored free of errors.

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Restoring Data Backed Up to CD

Restoring data backup from CD discs is made very easy. All you need to do is insert the first disc, select the index file, and execute the task. Handy Backup will automatically search your HDD for files that have been deleted or changed and restore them to original locations. If your data is spanned across several discs, you will be prompted to insert the next disc so be sure to number them during the backup.

In addition to backing up to CD, Handy Backup also supports burning backup to DVD. For instructions on how to backup to CD, please refer to backup to CD in the User Manual.

For the best success of backup process it is recommended to uninstall all third-party backup software, for example Comodo Backup, due to technical reasons.

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