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Paragon Drive Copy 12 Compact (English Version) Giveaway

Giveaway of the day — Paragon Drive Copy 12 Compact (English Version)

Paragon Drive Copy 12 Compact performs any migration, no matter the source or target.
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Paragon Drive Copy 12 Compact (English Version) was available as a giveaway on January 10, 2013!

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You no longer need to spend hours performing tedious, complicated re-installations when buying or upgrading your PC. Take all the best from the system you’re used to - and simply move it to the new environment. Use Drive Copy 12 Compact for fast, efficient computer migrations of any software/hardware combination, from any source, to any target.

Key Features:

  • Copy a full hard disk or a separate partition, and resize a partition while copying.
  • Move any Windows OS since XP from a regular hard disk to a fast SSD.
  • File exclude for Copy HDD.
  • Basic Partitioning.
  • Automatic partition alignment.
  • Sector Backup and Restore.
  • Fix most system boot problems that result from human or program error, or a boot virus activity.
  • Hot Processing Options.
  • Support for AFD (Advanced Format Drive), 2TB+ and non-512B sector size drives Support for USB 3.0.
  • Scheduling for copy operations.
  • Check FS Integrity and Data Loss Policies.

Limitations: Paragon Boot Media Builder (stand-alone wizard that helps to prepare a WinPE-based bootable environment) is not available, but you can create and use Linux/DOS-based Recovery media with built-in Recovery Media Builder.

Technical Support: During the Giveaway period Paragon Software provides technical support at www.giveawayoftheday.com. Please, post your questions if you have any troubles while downloading, registering and using the software. Paragon Software’s support team will reply you as soon as possible.

System Requirements:

Windows XP/ Vista/ 7/ 8 (x32/x64); Intel Pentium or compatible, 300 MHz or higher processor; 256 MB of RAM required; 250 MB HD space (during the installation additional free space (up to 1GB) will be required); Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher; For the Recovery Environments: On-board BIOS supports booting from CD/USB first


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File Size:

112 MB



Comments on Paragon Drive Copy 12 Compact (English Version)

Message from Paragon Software:

How to install Paragon Drive Copy 12 Compact:
The package can be installed on both 32 and 64-bit Windows versions and also includes Recovery Media.
If you have a previous version of Paragon Drive Copy you should first uninstall it via Control Panel >> Add or Remove Programs. After that launch the installation wizard, register Paragon Drive Copy 12 Compact and enjoy using it!
Detailed Product information and comparison with Professional Edition is available at Paragon Drive Copy 12 Compact website: http://www.paragon-software.com/home/dc-compact/

GOTD and Paragon Software teams

Reply   |   Comment by Giveaway of the Day project team  –  Jan 10th, 2013 at 08:00 am
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*Allows you to migrate the operating system and data of your current system over to a different computer or hard drive (aka make an existing Windows installation bootable on a different computer or hard drive). NOTE: Compact version will not allow you to migrate to a computer with different hardware
*Can choose to copy a full hard disk or just a portion of it
*Allows you to copy from a regular hard disk to a SSD (Solid State Drive)
*Offers the ability to create complete system backups (sector-level "image" backups), not just saving on-disk information but also the system service structures
*Comes with a restore wizard that allows you to restore all types of backups created with this program, and even allows you to selectively restore files
*Able to fix most system boot problems that are a result of human error or a boot virus
*Comes with basic partition management features

*Only allows you to move Windows XP and above (sorry all of you who are still holding onto Windows 95)
*Backup feature does full sector-level backups but not sector-level differential backups or any file-level backups
*Compact version is missing two key features -- the ability to migrate data to a computer with different hardware and the ability to virtualize OS

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Reply   |   Comment by Ashraf from dotTech  –  Jan 10th, 2013 at 08:02 am
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Should I uninstall Paragon Drive Copy 10 Personal SE and Paragon Drive Copy 11 Professional Special Edition (from earlier giveaways) and use this "Compact" edition? Or will it install alongside the others?

Reply   |   Comment by JerryB  –  Jan 10th, 2013 at 08:10 am
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Hello JerryB,

please consult the very first comment (it has just been added) in this regard.

Best wishes,
GOTD team

Reply   |   Comment by Giveaway of the Day project team  –  Jan 10th, 2013 at 08:40 am
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