This morning I tried to load my trusty Virtual PC on my G5 to do a little Quickbooks work. The usual tedium of paying bills creating invoices, etc.
I started Virtual PC, selected my Windows XP instance and clicked start.
No problem, I say. I run nightly backups so I’ll just restore my backed up image and be on my merry way.
One major problem: my backup system mirrors my drives. The last time I ran VirtualPC: last week.
1 + 1 = my backup is corrupt too.
Thankfully, I also backup my Quickbooks database outside the Windows image. Hopefully, when i finally get a new instance up and running I can restore the last backup and be off and running. This should only eat up about four or five hours of my day.
Tasks for Today:
- Create a new Windows XP instance
- Restore Quickbooks backup
- Pay Bills, Send Invoices
- Find new backup system