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How to backup system state everyday? Is there some freeware?

By lucky4us ·
Because of the work, my system must be modified frequently. I don't know when it will get a crash. Do daily Backup to system state is emergent to me!!! Is there some free backup software? I also will consider cheap ones, if it really works well.
HELP!!!

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recommendation

by littlehenry In reply to How to backup system stat ...

Here two backup freeware recommending to you: Syncback Freeware,Easeus Todo Backup Home.
But now i am using easeus todo backup home, for i have used their another product (easus partition manager free edition)for a long time. It has more functions and their service is good and fast. I am not very familiar with Syncback. I just know if your OS is windows 7 , Syncback cannot be available. If your OS is windows XP, both of them can be avaiblable.
You can search for them on the internet and choose one you prefer.

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You could try cloning the drive

by NickNielsen In reply to How to backup system stat ...

<a href=http://clonezilla.org/clonezilla-live.php>Clonezilla Live</a> is an effective, efficient, and free option. It's not capable of doing live backups, though: the "Live" is for the live CD. Boot to the live CD at the end of the day, start the clone, then reboot your PC in the morning.

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This is what I do

by JackOfAllTech In reply to You could try cloning the ...

I'm constantly experimenting, trying new software, etc., so fairly often my system gets hosed. All I have to do is boot with the CD (I use Partition Commander, but any one will do), wipe the partition, copy the good one, and I'm up and running in 10-15 minutes.

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I clone the drive every weekend

by NickNielsen In reply to This is what I do

Since I'm working with it during the week, the data on the drive can change significantly. I also carry several live Linux CD with me. On those occasions the beastie won't boot to WinXP, I'll boot to a live CD so I can access the data. Then, first chance I get, restore the clone.

Works like a charm.

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Oh, I see

by JackOfAllTech In reply to I clone the drive every w ...

I should have mentioned that the only thing on C: is the OS. I have multiple partitions for various purposes; for Data, G: for Games, M: for Music, etc. Since nothing on them needs to be 'installed', they can be incrementally backed-up the normal way.

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And I should have mentioned this is the corporate laptop

by NickNielsen In reply to Oh, I see

I can't configure it the way I would like. (Well, I can, but you know what I mean...)

My personal laptop is used primarily for media (from an external drive), web browsing, and email. I don't care if I lose my history on that one, and my primary mail store is on the home computer. I have a base image to restore from.

The home PC is the one with the incremental backups and all that.

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Also, if you have a WD drive in the system . . .

by Who Am I Really In reply to How to backup system stat ...

they offer free download copy of a WD Branded version of Acronis True Image

Edit: add Links

this page lists drive types:
http://support.wdc.com/product/download.asp?lang=en

E-IDE
SATA/SAS
2.5" notebook

choose the type of internal disk installed:
ie.

SATA/SAS
is here
http://support.wdc.com/product/download.asp?level1=6&lang=en

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most popular backup software

by lucky4us In reply to How to backup system stat ...

Thank you for all recommendation.
i find the most popular backup software at download, http://download.cnet.com/EASEUS-Todo-Backup-Home/3000-2242_4-10964460.html?tag=mncol;pop
too many people use it
i think it must be great

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