I’ve been wanting a simple way to make backups of the MySQL 3.x datafiles on Windows servers each night. So I found some things and cobbled together a solution for now that my be useful for you as well.
Monthly Archives: March 2002
This one’s essential: getting a command prompt for where you are in the Explorer on any folder under Windows nt/2k. I don’t understand why it’s not part of the OS, though these instructions are pretty widely available now.