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Article #5 (14 is last): Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.product.portfolio.tricks From: aa699@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Tony Thomas) Subject: Portfolio Backup/Restore Batch Files Posted-By: xx004 (aa699 - Tony Thomas) Reply-To: aa699@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Tony Thomas) Date: Sat Aug 31 08:44:27 1991 Backing up the Portfolio to a memory card is something that you should do often. Using DOS, it is a cumbersome task, to say the least. Here is a batch file that I wrote to automate the process: Type it into your word processor and save it as: BACKUP.BAT copy *.* a: cd system copy \system\*.* a:\system\ cd \ Notice it also saves the files in your /SYSTEM directory (something a *.* copy WON'T do) including PERMDATA and CLIPBORD. In the case you should dump the Portfolio's memory due to a data error or battery failure, here's a batch file to automatically get all your files back into the Portfolio from a RAM card. Be sure to reset the Portfolio and do a FDISK 80 first and do a A: to log to the A: (card) drive. Here is a batch file that I wrote to automate the process: Type it into your word processor and save it as: RESTORE.BAT copy *.* c: cd system copy \system\*.* c:\system\ cd \ These little batch files can save you PLENTY of grief. -- aa699 - Tony Thomas - The Atari Portfolio SIG - Type "go port" "Portable Computing Power Without the Price"