Lab 15 Administering Windows

Topics: Backup, Group Policy, Windows Vista Pages: 3 (776 words) Published: August 1, 2014

Why doesn’t the system drive (C:) appear on the Select where you want to save your backup page?You cannot backup on the same partition where the system is, Windows backup tool does not allow this. If a virus infection or software failure occurs you would have to reformat your drive, it would be illogical for this tool to allow you to back up on the system partition. As we already know partitions are separate drives you cannot back up on the same drive it defeats the purpose of backing up. If that drive is erased so is the back up.

Why does a warning appear when you select the System Backup (K:) drive, informing you that the K: drive is on the same physical

disk as your system drive? The K: Drive is on the same internal harddisk if the Harddisk fails the backup is lost also. That is why it is important that OM image is backed up externally in case of hard disk failure. If windows becomes corrupt on the system partition you can use the OM image that was partitioned to recover it. That is the one instance that image is viable.

Why doesn’t the Windows folder appear under the Local Disk (C:) drive? Simply because the file and folder backup capability in the Windows backup cannot back up system and application files. To protect the entire system drive, you must perform a system image backup

What is the size of the backup, as indicated on the Backup
and Restore control panel?309.22 MB

How does the time required for this backup compare with that for the same job the first time you ran it? I believe it was slightly faster however I was reading during the time of the first backup.

How many Backup Files folders are there beneath the Backup
Set folder? 3 backup files folder and 1 Catalogs folder

What is the size of the folder?308MB size on disk 308BM
Why is the second Backup Files folder so much smaller than
the first one? Because it only backed up the changes I made since the last backup. Incremental backups...
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