I've got a Dell laptop running XP, and after running a diagnostic test, got error code 0146 that hard drive was corrupted. Dell is sending me a new one, which I'll have to self-install. I can't remember backing up my entire system ever, so my question is, how should I go about saving all my settings and programs on the current hard drive? I've got a backup drive of 20gb, so I'm guessing I should put it all there, and also a few flash drives, but what method should I use? Should I go to the C drive system properties and select the backup option or do stuff manually?