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    Copying programs from the application folder?

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    Copying programs from the application folder?
    Is it possible to copy a program you have installed in the application folder onto a drive (external) for backup purposes?

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    Copying programs from the application folder?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ex_mcse
    Is it possible to copy a program you have installed in the application folder onto a drive (external) for backup purposes?
    Yes. Simply select the apps you want to back up and drag them onto the external hard drive icon. It will copy them by default.
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    Copying programs from the application folder?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ex_mcse
    Is it possible to copy a program you have installed in the application folder onto a drive (external) for backup purposes?
    Yes you can.

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    Copying programs from the application folder?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ex_mcse
    Is it possible to copy a program you have installed in the application folder onto a drive (external) for backup purposes?
    And then I can reinstall them from the backup copy? Say, for example, if I want to reinstall the OS...

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    Yes.

    Even Microsoft Office if you have it.

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    Copying programs from the application folder?

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    Got it
    Quote Originally Posted by lil
    Yes.

    Even Microsoft Office if you have it.
    Thanks!! Exactly what I wanted to know.

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