Yeah ... well ... scrutinize is not something she does well ... unless it's some guy wherever she happens to be. She's young, nubile, impressionable - a fair hand at a PC, but her interests ... wander, shall we say?
She has a backup system, some off the wall thing. However, my own experience with backups started in the early DOS days. Don't recall if it was 2.1 or 3.0 that had a backup system that worked. Well, the backup worked just fine. Problem was with the restore
, as it didn't.
Funny thing, I've used a number of backup systems over the years, and restore has always
been the problem. And some of these were well-written, acclaimed, commercial, industrial systems. That failed to restore. Can't count the number of times I've backed up, re-everythinged - format, partition, install - and had the restore fail because the hardware was not the same configuration as it used to be.
Right now I'm using Syncless and SyncBackSE, neither of which I'd trust with my life, nor even with my gonads. There're also a few images floating around, but experience has led to trust of none of them.
Frankly, I'm not convinced that a true backup is possible or practicable.
However, that aside, my young lady has:
- backed up her system
- reinstalled Win7
- suffered no apparent losses
She thanks you very much for such an expeditious resolution to her issues.
(Yeah, I know that's fast, but she has a gaming-capable system, one which I envy very
much. Sometimes it'll do things faster than I can thimk