HT201250 I have mac 10.6.8 and wanted to back up to DVDs. How can I do it?

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I have mac 10.6.8 and want to back up everything on DVDs. Is it possible, if it is how can I do it?
Backing up to DVDs is a time-wasting exercise and doesn't provide you with a bootable alternative. I suggest that you invest in an ext FWHD and use something like Carbon Copy Cloner or SuperDuper! to put a bootable backup/clone onto it. See https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4449562?start=0&tstart=0 for more on this.
BTW, don't let the recall notice scare you into getting it replaced immediately. If there's nothing wrong with the HD, prepare for getting it replaced, but only after you've followed all the steps outlined above. FWIW, if you're within 50 miles of an Apple repair station, they most likely will do an onsite repair since it's a desktop machine.
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