Originally Posted by richc46
Yes, but users who don't run Windows Update are even less likely to bother cloning their partition every week so they can be back up and running in a few minutes.
Incidently, is there a reliable way to check an NTFS partition for...
2. last time they were ran
... so that I could get a list of applications they most often use, so that I know which applications might need to have their data (user data + configuration data) recovered by booting with a CD/USB?
Currently, I have to rely on them to remember which applications they use and google for where the data might be saved. Last time, it didn't go well for Thunderbird (the folder I saved didn't help).