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System image backup program

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    System image backup program


    Has anyone ever used this program? I saved a backup image of my system with it on an external usb hdd today and was just wondering if I ever need it if it will work to restore my system? Thanks! Best Free Backup Software for Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, XP

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    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    some of them have the limitation of 32bit Bios PC's

    you have to pay for UEFI 64bit systems
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    Windows8


    Top backup tools (including system/files/partitions): Acronis, EaseUS Todo Backup, Aomei. I used Todo Backup and Acronis, both of them can really restore the system from the backup(even restore the system backup to another HDD/SSD). The free version of Todo Backup and Aomei can offer many powerful functions like clone.
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    I use the Standard version of---

    Macrium Reflect FREE Edition - Information and download

    I like it's simplicity plus dependability.
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    off the topic r u aware that ur display pic is hindu god? ur user name dont seems to be hindu so jus asking
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by raj11650 View Post
    off the topic r u aware that ur display pic is hindu god? ur user name dont seems to be hindu so jus asking
    Yes.

    The Lord Ganesha.
    One of his attributes is removing obstacles from one's path.

    A link---

    Lord Ganesha: symbolism and birth story, its meaning practice

    A quote---

    If we donít honor the Ganas, then our every action is a form of thievery, as it is unsanctioned. Therefore, instead of propitiating each Gana in order to receive their blessings, we bow to their Lord, Sri Ganesha. By receiving His grace, we receive the grace of all. He removes any potential obstacles and enables our endeavors to succeed.
    Such is the greatness of Sri Ganesha!
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    India
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    Win 8.1 Update x64


    Quote Originally Posted by raj11650 View Post
    off the topic r u aware that ur display pic is hindu god? ur user name dont seems to be hindu so jus asking
    David is an experienced member and IMO is very good in Hindu spirituality too
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    I assume, with each of the different backup programs you have to also create a disc to use at boot up in order to use the backed up image you created? Thanks folks!
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    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    You assume correctly, easily done with Macrium Reflect which appears to be the best image back up program for the time being IMHO. But which ever program you decide to use, test the boot disk you create.
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