I was wondering if there is any software out there that backs up specific program data as in settings for each program. Office PIP setting files, outlook signatures, Quickbooks, peach tree files etc... Basically any a program that knows to look for all or most programs setting files or data.
Use Windows 'Backup and Restore' in the Control Panel. It will backup your entire system including data. This includes settings for programs. Just select everything to backup. There is also an option to create a Windows repair disk.
In addition to this, an external backup of everything on the computer is highly recommended.