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Sooner or later, you're going to need to recover from a disaster. If you have a cloned image, the task will be far easier. But many IT budgets can't cover the cost of some of the pricier cloning tools, like Acronis Backup and Restore. When you don't have the budget, what do you do? If you're lucky, you have access to one of the following free applications, all of which do an admirable job of cloning disks.