Data BackUp options?

Discussion in 'Computer Forum' started by vini, Dec 4, 2005.

  1. vini

    vini Repeat Offender now u know my PC is cursed as u can see my regular posting in this forum :p: but thankfully i have no problem since i've got my PC reinstalled just the sound driver prob!

    Anyways now for what i've created this thread>

    I have nearly 1gb of songs which are my most fave...(used to have 3gb but lost :mad: ) now due to my previous bad xp wid my computer i'm afraid, what if i lose this remaining 1gb. How do i save this 1gb sumwhere so that if my pc goes mad again,but my songs would would be safe and i can get em back!...a nice option is burning all on CDs..but i have no money left for buying a cd writer after i bought a branded extra ram for this PC which costed me 3k excluding some repairs! :eek::

    i know i sound silly :eek:: but im a desperate music lover and if ur too..then u'll know how much it hurts to lose ur hard earned collection and i've already faced it twice! :shock:

    what should i do?..any possible way to keep this 1 gb safe? :help: sumwhere sumhow! :think:

    any whacky/silly/useful/rubbish suggestions welcomed if u think they might help
  2. apurbajd

    apurbajd ~#$&*$@*^$

    Hey vini, keep those songs in a drive where the OS is not installed... e.g. if ur OS is installed in the C:\ drive keep those songs in D or E drive. In this way if u have to reinstall the OS or for that matter format the C drive and reinstall the OS again , u wont loose the data in other drives....
  3. anshphenomenon

    anshphenomenon Rape me :boff:

    put ur songs in the drive other than ur OS..
    so that when u re-install ur PC u can have all ur songs safe...
    by formatting ur OS u wont loose any of ur data in the other drives..
  4. har1s

    har1s <b>Untitled</b>

    if u hav 1 partition in ur hard drive.... then get a another partition made by a PC shop or if u got only drive C (where da OS is installed) get another drive partition made like D.... then get ur songs copied over there... which wud b pretty safe...even if the windows gets corrputed...n u havto reinstall the OS...
  5. anshphenomenon

    anshphenomenon Rape me :boff:

    u shd have 2 partitions atleas, which i think u do have...
    but dunt partition it urself..
    i did partiton on my own abt a month back when i was installing linux..and galati se i lost all my data...40Gb..everythings gone..

    so better u call one pro...
    good luck..(allthough it wont work..... ;))....
  6. apurbajd

    apurbajd ~#$&amp;*$@*^$

    Well u can partition ur harddisk even if u r a novice and without any loss of data ..just get a partitioning software to do that Partition Magic .. here is the link ... ... but yeah dont blame me if sumthing wrong happens okey ;)
  7. har1s

    har1s <b>Untitled</b>

    i suggest dont do it urself....if ur a novice...get it done from an expert...:)
  8. abhimanjrekar

    abhimanjrekar ----&gt; Zhol-Man&lt;----

    best thing..copy the songs on ur frnd ka pc.....after ur pc gets fine,re copy them frm his disk...simple........
  9. the_wizard

    the_wizard Omega == God

    cd writers are cheap....u get for 1100 rs...that too decent ones..

    if u cant afford that get a friends HDD and tranfer ur songs there.

    or get a friends cd writer and burn the songs there

    damn ur lucky...i had I got just 4.5 :cry1:
    and have to rely on udhari :Worried:
  10. vini

    vini Repeat Offender

    1100 bucks ka writer??
    Hmm..can i get a branded one for that much?
  11. the_wizard

    the_wizard Omega == God

    yup....just visit some popular hardware mart (try not entering shops with loads of eye candy....avoid shops with AC. they tend to charge more :p: )....insist on a bill

    the LG and Samsung ones are pretty cheap.
  12. .:SpY_GaMe:.

    .:SpY_GaMe:. New Member

    :RollLol: :RollLol: :RollLol: :RollLol: :RollLol:
    yep they r relatively cheaper n last ....
  13. jamhead

    jamhead Unknown Legend

    how much for a dvd reader/writer
  14. the_wizard

    the_wizard Omega == God

    starts from around 3.5 k
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  15. vini

    vini Repeat Offender

    thanx for the info wizard.. ur reps still pending!
  16. satriani

    satriani run in veins

    can anyone help me in recovering my lost data ? i unpartitioned my harddrive and then partitioned it again but lost the data is there any other way to get it back ?
  17. zing

    zing Machine Head

  18. sachoo

    sachoo drenched in my pain again

    there's a software called "data recovery". ok i wud say but gets ur data back to some good extent if it wasn't deletd much earlier or if u hvnt overridden ur HDD plates with new data many a times.

    @vini, cd writer is good idea but ipod is better choice. i mean it's a bit expensive but 1 gigs for 4k is not bad. so u hv portable songs all the time + 1 gb drive.


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