Burn a Backup to CD pre v5.8

You cannot save a Volunteer Reporter backup directly to a CD, but you can back it up anywhere on your computer and then burn it to a CD. There are different ways to burn a CD, depending upon your computer's software. Here are the basics.

Backup Data

  1. Open the Volunteer Reporter
  2. File menu | backup
  3. Click the file folder icon to the right of the "Put the backup in A:\" field.
  4. Navigate to the correct folder or to the desktop to save the file.
  5. Click that folder or location once to highlight it.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click OK again.
  8. It is always named VRdata.zip.

Burn to CD

Windows' Help CD Burning Instructions to Copy Files to a CD

In Windows XP, the Help file tells you how to burn a CD using Windows' software. Below are Windows' instructions, edited a bit.

To copy files and folders to a CD:

Revised 03/Aug/2011

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