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Backup system Windows Server 3

Posted on 2007-08-09
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Before installing Windows Service Pack 2 on my Windows Server 2003 it says to Backup System first.  How do I do this?
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Number of ways if one is using a RAID 1 system (hardware) pull a drive, perform an NTBackup including system state and copy the file off else where or 3rd party backup soft ware to tape or disk.  The backups allow a system to be recovered as it was prior to SP2 or any other issue (hardware failure, etc.)
This should done to protect ones self should the install of SP2 go south, most times it does not.
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In 2003 you can back up to a disk if you don't have a tape available.

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