Windows XP, disk hard imminent failure, can I select continue or setup to start the backup

At the bottom of the page that says "imminent hard drive failure", it asks if you want to continue, or the installer.  Which is better to back up the hard drive?


If the options "setup" means that you know what you are about to install Windows, stop.

I take the hunt, put it in an external enclosure and save it by connecting to another machine.

If you have a Western Digital hard drive, you can get a 'special' version of Acronis True Image WD's ( or you can get it separately (this is not an exhaustive list and is in no particular order):

Acronis True Image Home 11
EASEUS ToDo Backup
Paragon Drive Copy or Partition Manager Personal
Norton Ghost


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