|My recommendation would be Acronis or Ghost. They are well worth the cost for peace of mind, if nothing else. You can relax and not worry about hard drives crashing, viruses, etc. But you need to do regular backups.|
FWIW to XP users: When you click on the 'Command Prompt' you are just causing the 'Command prompt' to be displayed. This prompt gives you access to NTVDM.EXE, the 'NT Virtual DOS Manager'.