I tried it to back up Empire Earth I. When it was done i inserted the disk into my drive and started the game. My mouse would turn to the hourglass and then it would just stop loading and do absolutly nothing. Did Alchol delete an essential file?
You need to create a proper backup.
How, I tried 10 or so times
Is your original working?
Scan your install directory with protection id and post your result here.