Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/10/08

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Subject: [Leica] OT: Windows 95 backup/restore
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Mon Oct 8 08:32:14 2007
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I looked for the old Windows CDs, and they appear to be gone.  I probably 
tossed them when I recycled several family PCs about a year ago.

I feel for your colleagues.  That is a real pain.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Daniel Ridings" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Monday, October 08, 2007 1:54 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] OT: Windows 95 backup/restore

> Jim Nichols wrote:
>> I now use a simple File Copy routine to back up critical files on an 
>> external hard drive.  I probably have an old Win 95 as well as Win 98SE 
>> CDs, but they would be those provided by Dell and are probably not 
>> complete.  I suspect one would have to install one of the older Windows 
>> versions in order to use the backup program.
> Yes, Jim, this headache, according to Microsoft is "By design" (they 
> intended to muck with us).
> I really feel sorry for these colleagues. It is a large dictionary they 
> have backed up and now they can't get to it.
> Something about needing to read a QIC113 format file.
> Daniel
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Message from jhnichols at (Jim Nichols) ([Leica] OT: Windows 95 backup/restore)
Message from dlr at (Daniel Ridings) ([Leica] OT: Windows 95 backup/restore)