Expanding backup file April 19th, 2018, 3:26pm
Home Calendar Search Register Login
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Computer Q&A Board    Answers    Other Programs  ›  Expanding backup file

 Pages: 1
Recommend Print
  Author    Expanding backup file
mommalee
Posted: August 13th, 2007, 2:57pm Report to Moderator
Guest User



OK, so I'm not a computer expert (far from it), but I should be able to do this simple task!  I have a brand new computer that is running great (built for me by my husband) and want to transfer some of the files from my last backup of my old computer to this new one.  My old computer used a Windows 2000 Professional program.  The new computer is Windows XP.  I don't want ALL of the old files to transfer and, obviously, don't want to transfer the system setup info.  How do I expand that backup file so I can choose what files/documents to copy over to my new computer, which is about half (or less) of what is there?  Or is that not possible?
Logged
e-mail
A New Bible Built with Modern Technology

New Testament - Breakthrough Version

www.breakthroughversion.com

The Breakthrough Version achieves a much higher level of accuracy. It is:

  • more literal
  • more precise
  • more contemporary
  • more correct
  • more consistent

This Bible even translates hundreds of forgotten Greek words that no other Bible does.

It is an essential tool for Bible teachers and students, yet it is easy to read, even for newbies.

Ray
Posted: August 14th, 2007, 2:31am Report to Moderator
Administrator Group



Posts: 2208
Reputation: 60.00%
   What did you use to backup?  What is the name of the backup file?
   If the name of the backup file ends in .zip, then you need a zip extractor to expand the backup file (WinXP comes with a zip extractor built in).  There are other types of files (.cab, .rar, etc) that need their own special extractor to expand the file.
Logged Offline
e-mail Reply: 1 - 1
 Pages: 1
Recommend Print

Locked Board Board Index    Other Programs  [ previous | next ] Switch to:

Thread Rating
There is currently no rating for this thread
 
Forum Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post polls
You may not post attachments
HTML is off
Blah Code is on
Smilies are on

Powered by E-Blah Platinum 9.6 © 2001-2006