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Backup on a Floppy disk

Hi,
In my pgm. i have a menu to save the data ->I want to backup a .MDB on a floppy disk.
What is the best, best, best way to save on a floppy disk and i want to take the LEAST space as possible, and if the space is More than One floppy; how do you do this?

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dosyl
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dosyl
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
Zip it using XCeed zip  (www.xceedsoft.com). Your zip file will be compatible to WinZip!
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AnswerTheManCommented:
compacting the DataBase is recomended before that and a good thing to do from time to time with no connection to backup.
compacting may reduce the MDB size (in case records have been "deleted" since last compact) significantly.
in order to compact you have to close every connection whatsoever to the dB incluing bounded controls.
you use the DbEngine for that action.
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wyldemaraisCommented:
hi there
use the following command to span a couple of disks:

pkzip - & file1 file2
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dosylAuthor Commented:
Your answer is good but the emoreau's comment is better scuse.
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