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Old 06-08-2006, 08:35 PM
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Best backup and restore software!


Greetings,

Can anyone recommend me good and reliable backup and restore application to do daily tasks like:

1) Incremental backup, daily backup, full backup
2) Backup whole system (Windows).
3) Restore Windows when it's not loading.

I found Norton Ghost. Is it any good?

Thanks!

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Old 06-08-2006, 08:37 PM
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Acronis is decent if hardware compatible, or Symantec LiveState.

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Old 06-08-2006, 08:43 PM
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Thanks, downloading Acronis Trial ...

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Old 06-08-2006, 08:58 PM
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Acronis is decent if hardware compatible, or Symantec LiveState.
I'll second acronis....

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Old 06-11-2006, 09:32 AM
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I use Norton Ghost to periodically take a snap shot of my hard drive, and use Pico Backup (and a modified version I run for remote backups).

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Old 06-11-2006, 10:17 AM
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I use Norton Ghost to periodically take a snap shot of my hard drive, and use Pico Backup (and a modified version I run for remote backups).
How easy is it to restore snapshot? Do i have to have a bootable cd?

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Old 06-11-2006, 10:28 AM
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Norton ghost can run from bootable floppy, bootable CD, even a bootable USB memory stick. So yes it is easy to restore a "snapshot" provided its on the same hardware. Using drive images can become tricky if you need to restore onto a new machine and its hardware is different from the original.

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Old 06-16-2006, 09:14 AM
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I am using acronis too.

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Old 06-16-2006, 08:40 PM
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I use IBM's rescue and recovery, not sure if you can buy it or if it's only for IBM systems.

I've also used Norton Ghost and definitely recommend it.

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Old 06-17-2006, 02:09 AM
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Ghost really works well, has never failed me, simple to use.

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