I don't understand why you cannot backup your data? We would assume nowadays, you'd have a DVD writer with almost any computer
Linux n00b wrote:It could be either you have bad batch of blank DVD (try different brand), or defective DVD drive.
But as I said before, buy an external hard drive, it is dirty cheap these days.
Linux n00b wrote:I'm sure you can google some. However, it is really simple.
First, you need to have the adapter to connect laptop hard drive to standard desktop (power and interface, be it PATA or SATA).
Then it is matter of connect your laptop hard drive (check jumper setting with hard drives), and power up desktop.