Image Backup Software Recommendations for Desktop/Laptop


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  1. inssane

    inssane Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I have tried Acronis before, and it was very thorough, and in depth regarding the settings and such. I ended up having issues with daily incremental backups and running out of space for some reason, with minimal changes to my computer and data being backed up.

    Can anyone suggest a great program to back up my laptop image? I have a 1TB external drive and I have no issues backing up to there/I would prefer if the backup was on my internal hard drive, but the external would be a nice backup in case the HD takes a real dump.

    I have lost lots of data TWICE due to overheating (HP design flaw) - and this last time I could not access the internal drive.

    Programs can be replaced, but pictures can't.
    Thanks
    Nick
     

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  2. SoulTerror

    SoulTerror Well-Known Member

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    Clonezilla is what I use for images. For stuff such as pictures ever once in a while I burn some to a CD, but lately I just use my external HDD.
     
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    SoulTerror Well-Known Member

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    I also use Windows Backup. Once a month to my external.

    Clonezilla is also free.
     
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    Super_Six_Two Well-Known Member

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    I use Mozy and Carbonite for online backups. I also do a monthly image using Windows 7's utility. In all reality though, if I have a major crash I would probably just start from scratch. I like a clean start every once in while.
     
  6. inssane

    inssane Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I will have to check these out and form a strategy.
    Thank you!
     

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