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Backup4all Lite 7.4 Giveaway
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Giveaway of the day — Backup4all Lite 7.4

An award-winning data backup software for Windows
$19.99 EXPIRED
User rating: 47 (64%) 27 (36%) 28 comments

Backup4all Lite 7.4 was available as a giveaway on September 22, 2018!

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Backup4all is an award-winning data backup software for Windows. This backup utility was designed to protect your valuable data from partial or total loss by automating backup tasks, password protecting and compressing it to save storage space. This backup application is feature rich and offers an intuitive interface making all features easily accessible for both beginners and professionals.

With Backup4all Lite you can easily backup to multiple destinations:

  • Local: back-up to DVD, CD, Blu-ray, HD-DVD, or other removable media (such as USB drives).With Backup4all Lite you can easily backup to multiple destinations:
  • Local: back-up to DVD, CD, Blu-ray, HD-DVD, or other removable media (such as USB drives).
  • Network: back-up to network destinations (including mapped network drives)
  • Network: back-up to network destinations (including mapped network drives)

To activate the license, follow the instructions in the readme.txt file

System Requirements:

Windows XP/ Vista/ 7/ 8/ 8.1/ 10 or Windows Server 2003/2008/2012; ~ 100Mb free space for installation

Publisher:

Softland

Homepage:

http://www.backup4all.com/backup4all-lite.html

File Size:

119 MB

Price:

$19.99

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#17

Synchredible is fantastic. And incredible.

Reply   |   Comment by Rubycat  –  4 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#16

The plugins you can get from their website appear to be made 6 years ago, and contain several programs which don’t exist any more. Whilst you might use some software that is old, some of them just won’t work any more without having the updated version.

Reply   |   Comment by Rae Perez  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#15

It tries infinitly connect to map network drives that are offline

Reply   |   Comment by infi  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#14

I like Synchredible. Free.

Reply   |   Comment by Rubycat  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)
#13

I don't see any difference from simply zipping the files and storing them elsewhere. I'll stick with Macrium Reflect it is good for entire disks and restoring individual files.

Reply   |   Comment by DB  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+6)
#12

My real email provided has been blacklisted, huh!
Deleted, what else to do?

Reply   |   Comment by GWS  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)
#11

thanks looking good just what I need

Reply   |   Comment by Fritz  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)
#10

It was on one of the splash screens (the first one?) when installing the program.

Reply   |   Comment by Marty  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#9

I was very interested because I was in search of a program like this and had the idea that it would be my lucky day, but unfortunately it does not work out . This program was outdated.

Reply   |   Comment by johnvanlent  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)
#8

The installation package is not working!

Reply   |   Comment by Dawn  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-3)
#7

I do not like ZIPPED files as backup, reason, when ever you look for specific file from the archives, you have to restore the whole archive, sometimes in GB sizes and that is very frustrating.
Furthermore, you have to stay on the same version forever, otherwise you have to purchase a new version and convert the backup to the new format (every version from 3-7) has its own compression scheme and is not compatible without conversion.
Then there are Backup Plugins for specific software you want to backup that needs to be installed and there is the Restore Wizard that restores the files in the same folders as the originals and can overwrite your present data with outdated one. Having software that runs in the background 24/7 just to back up few bytes or few MB and then compressing it, can not be called light backup.
The worst part is that there is no index of the specific files backed up and associated with the zipped files. Imagine you need a file from the last year backup and you have a big number of USB drives with zipped file on them and unzipping them all will take hours of work just to find that specific file.
For home use, just do copy folder to a specific or same folder name on a USB drive or stick, done in few minutes and you can access and work from those files after the backup (duplicate folder on different places) and you can do as many such back ups as you want, uncompressed and ready to use.

Reply   |   Comment by Martin  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#6

Can this be used to mirror a network folder and a local hard drive so that they both contain the same stuff all the time? For example a 2 way sync. Anything that's in folder 1 that is not in folder 2 syncs to folder 2 and vice versa.

Reply   |   Comment by Telston  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)

Telston,

You're after file sync software, the good news being that there are loads of candidates -- Google.

Reply   |   Comment by mike  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#5

Though this developer's standard product -- unsurprisingly titled "Backup4all Standard" -- is competitive in this sector, today's "Lite" version is literally that: so lightweight that it's trounced by plenty of existing freeware. As this feature comparison shows:

http://www.backup4all.com/compare-products.html

Backup4all Lite does not offer incremental or differential backups at all, user-friendly features whose absence leave it way behind opposition like Ascomp's long-established 'Synchredible', which continues to remain free for personal use. Plenty of other big name developers are equally generous.

Thanks, GOTD, but I'll pass.

Reply   |   Comment by MikeR  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#4

Can you backup and restore a whole Operating System or is this program limited to files and folders?

Reply   |   Comment by Abdul Raheem  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+8)

Abdul Raheem,

Backup4all copies zipped [compressed] versions of the files/folders you select. You could backup an entire disk partition with an OS this way, and depending on the OS and how it was installed, it may even run after restoring that backup, but doing so is highly impractical. Copying files/folders simply takes too long when you have that many to copy. So you use a disk/partition image app that copies the raw data as it's stored on disk. That works great for the partition where an OS is installed, but doesn't work so efficiently when you only want to back up &/or restore some files, which is why there's software like Backup4all.

Reply   |   Comment by mike  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+16)
#3

After downloading & installing the program, I went to the page specified to get the Licence Key and find this:

"This promotion was valid for an older version of Backup4all but it is now expired. You can get a trial of the latest version of Backup4all if you visit the Download page"

Is this for real? What a waste of time!

Reply   |   Comment by Carolyn  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+7)

Carolyn , When I went to install the program it said there was a newer version available, I declined it and it activated fine. Don't understand why the giveaway would be an older version.

Reply   |   Comment by Marty  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

Carolyn , It is for real but:
to get your activation key:
- download the zip filr,
go (as indicated in the read file in the zip) to http://www.backup4all.com/free/gaotdb18.html as explainer and fill-in the form; you will get a message with the activation key,

- install the program by clicking the setup file in the zip and by
refusing the new version proposed when the installation starts;

- when you launch the program, click on activate (and not on get the activation key ... which would open the page you mention) and there, insert the activation key you got. Good luck!

Reply   |   Comment by PaulF  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

Carolyn , I did got a real page and also got a key quite fast:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/6a2gcm2pdpiigow/Codeaanvraag.png
Also just checked it and still going on:
http://www.backup4all.com/free/gaotdb18.html

Reply   |   Comment by Ootje  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)

Carolyn ,

Did you mean a web page or the Readme.txt file you downloaded w/ the giveaway? At the bottom of the details (on the download page) for the software it states: "To activate the license, follow the instructions in the readme.txt file". Good luck!

Reply   |   Comment by Dennis  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+24)

Carolyn , Same here.

Reply   |   Comment by johnvanlent  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)

Dennis, The age she was mentioning was
http://www.backup4all.com/free/giveawayofthedayb18.html

Reply   |   Comment by PaulF  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

PaulF, page, not pae nor age ...

Reply   |   Comment by PaulF  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)

Carolyn , I just ignored that message, installed as per the instructions, and all is now working well.

Reply   |   Comment by Othello86  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+11)

Carolyn , we get Build 457 and via the link in the readme a key for the Pro version of this Build. You can get a free key for the current Build 461 if you download a trial of the current Build via the link

http://download.backup4all.com/download/setup/b4asetup-full.exe]

Reply   |   Comment by krypteller  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#2

Hi, does this support backing up to a user defined PATH? For example, I have a cloned drive in my tower, I would like to backup a folder to the SAME folder on the cloned drive as is the source PATH. Is this supported?

Can you backup without the use of compression?

Thank you.

C.J. Spilker

Reply   |   Comment by C.J. Spilker  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)
#1

Heavily crippled app. They are many more freeware alternatives with similar or bettered functions.

Reply   |   Comment by Elwin  –  5 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
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