Hi I am SO glad it turned out ok for you and that you did not lose to much of your Family History. ;D
(you may already know this but)
If have a Dvd disk writer on you computer you can back up to a DVD+RW disk and then you can rewrite to this disk every time you back up.
Also if you have a usb Portable Data storage Key you can back up to this.
Thank you, George.
The really stupid thing is I DID have a Portable Data storage key, or at least I bought one and then lent it to my daughter for homework! Getting another today and will be sure to back up everything!
Also bought a good old fashioned paper address book as I have permenantly lost all my addresses, emails and phone numbers and will have to build them up again...the only people I can actually call now are my mum and the doctor's surgery whose phone numbers I do know!!! ;D