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Giveaway of the day — DoubleSafety 4.4

DoubleSafety - Data backup software
$29.95 EXPIRED
User rating: 239 (28%) 604 (72%) 59 comments

DoubleSafety 4.4 was available as a giveaway on August 4, 2009!

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DoubleSafety is a program for automatic data backup. With an effortless user interface, you can store backups on your hard drive or use a local area network, send them to an FTP server or write to a CD/DVD or Blu-Ray/HD-DVD. You can also automatically encrypt data using the 256-bit AES algorithm.

Benefits of using DoubleSafety:

  • Thought-out interface
  • Powerful and flexibly customizable scheduler
  • Encrypting with the AES standard
  • Uploading backups to an FTP server
  • Writing backups to CD/DVD and Blu-Ray/HD-DVD
  • Version control
  • Incremental and differential backup
  • Open files backup

System Requirements:

Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/2003/Vista/7; approximately 4MB of free disk space

Publisher:

Power Labs

Homepage:

http://www.doublesafety.com/

File Size:

3.08 MB

Price:

$29.95

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#59

Sorry I didn't comment yesterday, I was waiting to see how an overnight backup went.

This is a real nice simple program, and I recommend it. Definitely not deserving the thumbs-down factor it received.

There is only one omission I would suggest to the developers to remedy: differentials (as opposed to incrementals) are written to a new file each time, so you get lots of duplicates for any files changed since the last full backup. It would be nice to have a choice that is the same as the current differential but updates the output file rather than creating a new one (same way as you can do a full and update that file in place). But that's a minor point.

The user interface is simple (which is a good thing, I mean), and a plain zip file as the backup output is always a good idea. (The only thing better being no container at all - just a copy of the files!)

3 out of 4 stars. An excellent freebie; not so sure how much I'd pay for it though. $10 perhaps? Maybe they would be better to find some hardware manufacturer and get a deal to bundle it with a disk drive.

Reply   |   Comment by G  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#58

interesting to find out about new stuff, until now i did my backup with the antivirus that i have, bitdefender internet security 2009. it has a module in it with back up. i used some while ago also free products, but what i don't like about them that they don't have a lot of modules, personally i like more complex ones. anyway, it's good to stay up to date.

Reply   |   Comment by mysterious_lolita  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#57

Hello giveawayfans!
Paragon System Backup 2010 Release Candidate is up on Paragon site. It claims to back up everything - bookmarks, passwords, drivers, software, windows OS, data. Bootable environment included in backup, in case of HD failure the recovery CD will help. Free download (76,2MB) for limited time!
Download:
paragon-software.com/home/systembackup/
Get your free serial here:
paragon-software.com/registration/sbrc.html
The download link will be provided together with the serial too.

Reply   |   Comment by ants  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#56

Installed and works fine on windows 7 7600.

Reply   |   Comment by graham  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#55

Downloaded and installed fine on vista 64. I wanted to try this becuse I have segate backup manager and it often does not backup my music and pictures for some resaon.

One thing I didn't like is the compression method, I have huge backup drive and don't need to compres data which can lead to loss in terms or restoring original fies although not always the case.

It seems to run rather slow as well. I didn't see the incremental backup otion but it is late and I haven't searched for it just yet.

Suggestions to the developer:
1. Have the option to compress or not.
2. The download was inside a zip file which I didn't know until after hitting the first install button thus it download twice causing a conflict.

3. Offer incremental backups right from the wizard along with the full backup.

I am still evaluating so far it looks to be a good application

Note about the tumbs up or down GOTD should add this in the comments section as I too see a dispairity in the number of thumbs down vs. the actual comments.

Thanks for the offer GOTD.

Reply   |   Comment by Karen  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#54

I'll throw in GFI backup (free). Been using it and it's excellent:

http://www.gfi.com/backup-hm

Reply   |   Comment by Matt B  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
#53

I agree with Guiseppe Madre. I've noticed on a lot of these "reviews" that there are more thumbs down but all the actual comments seem to be positive. It's really hard to get an honest view of the program when the TD don't share their reasons.

Reply   |   Comment by PhyllisC  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)
#52

Way too slow for me. I prefer, and use, Carbonite. Always in the background and I never have to think about it or change a drive or insert disks.

Reply   |   Comment by Todd Ginapp  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#51

I have never had a back up tool or system because most of them I reviewed in the past were just so complicated I felt I would probably never be able to use them. But, when I looked at the screen shots of DoubleSafty they appeared to be very user friendly. I am so happy I tried it. This is so easy. I was able to install the software, back up a file, and restore that file within minutes. I'm sure there may be more powerful backup tools out there. And that's fine for those who understand how to use them. But, for me, this is perfect. Having a backup system now makes me feel a bit more confident that I can restore my content if I ever loose it. Thanks very much GAOTD for getting this one for people like me. :-)

Reply   |   Comment by badgirl  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+4)
#50

#40 Phoenix NightOwl - actually these apps are strictly speaking not completely free. You have to download and install them and if you lose them you cannot use the same downloaded EXE to reinstall them because the Activate app will tell you you're out of time. Imagine if your hard drive fails and you have no way of reinstalling the very program you were using for your backups!!

And that's why I would never dream of relying on a backup program from GOTD other than as a way of evaluating it, which I have no need to do since I have my current back up needs covered.

I use Acronis True Image to back up my hard drives and Cobian to back up specific files and folders incrementally. To some that may seem like overkill, but when your hard drive fails and you have a double bubble backup strategy, you don't even break into a sweat. I speak from experience.

Once again, thanks GOTD, keep 'em coming!

Reply   |   Comment by Frank  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#49

#35.At this soft i have the same problem but with this problem work good and make job.Probably solution with Activation is not the best.I loock on my firewall from Antivirus and is setting to permit :Activation soo here it work,next i loock on control panel>Windows Firewall at Exception and i don't see:Activation like in Antivirus suite.But when i make click to browse(Add program) i don't find.The computer is too big.Where to search?I put my dog to search on entire computer but not find something usefull.In conclusion probably work like a trial.

Reply   |   Comment by Ignat Titus  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#48

Exactly a replica of Insofta Document Backup, offered here before, eight down to the UI. Who is the original?

Reply   |   Comment by Lu Hulu  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#47

Another free soft for backup is in: Advanced System Care:make backup for:System,drivers,my documents and another is in s.o.

Reply   |   Comment by Ignat Titus  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#46

I like this soft because is:simple.intuitiv,flexible.Today i find this freeware alternative when i open :Advanced System Care:
http://www.todo-backup.com/
I hope to be good.
For who they have in:C:\WINDOWS\system 32\Comdlg 32.ocx it is possible to be infected with worm:Rogue.Gen from soft:Pdf Zilla.Iscan my whole computer with:UPC Smart Guard and Iobit Security 360 and find this.Soo not only free soft have problems sometimes.Scan with your antivirus entire computer.Only when install software and scan everything you see what you have in computer.When soft is comprimated is almost waste of time to scan,because almost time you don't find nothing.I save this Reports:
IObit Security 360
OS:Windows XP
Version:0.1.0.31
Time:04.08.2009 23:34:43

]Name]Type]Description]
Rogue.Gen,File, C:\windows\system32\Comdlg32.ocx
Name of responsable soft was writ in report from :UPC because work together.I don't save this report.I click on remove and enter in Quarantine.Next from :Quarantine i make click right and i delete object,click ok and close.Next i use:Revo and Argente to remove software from computer.

Reply   |   Comment by Ignat Titus  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#45

LOL it`s ok now, I clicked the activation about 47 times and after closing the last webpage and "activated" box, I checked...full version...woohoo
Thanks.

Reply   |   Comment by Phased  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-3)
#44

I downloaded the program, used the activation and....it says unregistered trial version will expire in 30 days.

I have always gotten the messgae that the software has been activated (via the webpage popup)...so I am pretty sure it is not a firewall issue...My antivirus does not block what i don`t want to, and even then tells Me it is blocking....I got no message there....so what is the issue???
Is this only a 30 day trial???

Reply   |   Comment by Phased  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-3)
#43

Hi....

I am considering this backup pkg on an XP laptop, but I need to know if this package will be able to backup to external USB disk.

The description rtalks about using DVDs....

Reply   |   Comment by howard  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#42

@#36

Actually, Cobian does do versioning. See

http://cybernetnews.com/cybernotes-using-cobian-backup-to-keep-file-revisions/

Reply   |   Comment by dave12n  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#41

installed OK on Vista Home Premium 32bit and GUI looks good but it failed with errors each time I tried to run it so it is gone!!
Reluctantly I must give a thumbs down.
I ran the same backup with Paragon's Backup 9 and it worked a treat and quickly too.

Reply   |   Comment by Brian  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#40

Re: #35, who had trouble getting Activation to work (and had a LOT of not-so-nice things to say about it!) -
I had the same problem, but not for very long; The cause was my firewall blocking the Activation routine from accessing the internet; I'm running (ugh!) Vista Home Premium SP2 {64-bit}, and Windows Live OneCare (provided by my ISP), which almost immediately brought up a window telling me there was an unknown program trying to access the internet, and did I want to let it or not?; Since I have to follow certain Security Protocols here, I was logged into a "Limited" User Account at the time, but even so, my system promptly brought up the "Looking for Credentials" box, I entered my Admin. I.D. into it to allow me to "tell" the firewall to "Allow" the Activation routine to access the internet, and that was that, no more problems.
I'm new to GOTD, but teh problem I had so far was certainly no big deal on this "slightly oddball" system, and with an extra few seconds and one extra PW entry, I had no problems at all, and the next thing I saw was the "Your Activation was Successful" message.
You might want to check out your firewall and any anti-malware stuff on your machine before giving up;
Remember, most software, and especially Backup software, DOES advise you to "Turn off any Firewall and Anti-Virus/Anti-Malware programs during installation"... While I can't do that normally, I'm also installing a program from a disc, so I CAN do it after I've unplugged the Ethernet (or telephone) cable, or turned off the WiFi unit on my machine, while installing something that I've got the install disc for & that I just paid $30 to $75 or more on, then I plug the cable back in/turn the WiFi back on and everything's OK again (since installation from a disc usually doesn't need access to the internet during installation, or if it does, I can give JUST the installer a "Temporary permission" to go through the firewall, and still be secure since nothing else can get through);
There's a reason for that stuff happening;
Try coding some Windows apps sometime - I gave up programming way back when the 6502 "MPU" was replaced by the 68000 processor chip;
8-bits was enough for me, and I didn't have enough time to learn to program all over again, since programming was a hobby for me, "back in the day";
I "made my bread & butter" in the R.F Engineering R&D, Satellite DataComm, and TV Broadcasting industries before I retired.
I HAD written a "bulletproof" telecomm program, that ran for about 4 years without ever being turned off & NEVER crashed or had a problem, and it only wanted "Human intervention" to keep paper & ink in the printer, and to keep the "Downloads" & Uploads" disks changed out every couple of weeks to "keep things interesting", and that was all written in around 30,000-lines of 8-bit Assembler code.
When the 16-bit machines started coming out, I stopped writing & started buying my S/W, because I didn't have the time to learn to program in a new language on a new CPU.
Hey, at least there's still SOME things that are free! I remember the "One Golden Year" when you could get ANYTHING on the 'net for free, but then, everything was "pay as you go", and was expensive!, so if you don't want to code it yourself, then "pony-up" & pay the price!
...And if something's free and it works, then don't malign it, since it WAS free, after all, and it DOES work! Only "complain" to let people know about things that DON'T work, and what problem(s) you had with it, so that someone else may have had the same problem and can help you "fix it", do so...
Good luck, and if you've still got enough time left (when you read this) to try another install before this one "turns into a pumpkin", try checking your firewall & so forth, like I described above, since it sounds like that's probably what the problem you're having is centered around, more or less; and Good Luck! :)
...And Thanks to the folks at GOTD for making some really good stuff available to we, "the masses", for FREE! Can't beat that price!
Phoenix NightOwl

Reply   |   Comment by Phoenix NightOwl  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+9)
#39

Would someone be so kind as to let me know where I can find the registration info. for this program, please...?
Thanks a lot!

Reply   |   Comment by Rocky  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-4)
#38

#6: "paragon drive backup 9 tried it on win7 but it restarts to make a backup of the system drive...

Paragon's version 9 backup software is not supported for/on win7.

"...used acronis ti for long, its compression is best n fastest at normal compression(7mins for 30gb) which gives same file size compared to db9 that took above 30 mins for same 30gb drive."

In my experience they perform at about the same speed, archiving to a 2nd, internal SATA hard drive. I have only had slower speeds using Paragon when using *Really* *Cheap* IDE drive adapters (1 USB & 1 SATA).

* * *

#31: "Twice tried backing up to cd/dvd with Vista. ... Finished with an error. Anyone help?"

DoubleSafety uses Starburn, which some folks have problems with. At any rate, if you have the hard drive space, backup to hard drive & then burn in a separate step. I make a habit to do it that way anyway, since with a lot of backup programs any burning error can mean re-starting the backup itself from scratch.

* * *

#35: "nothing at all happens except GOTD *eventually* reports: Failed to connect. Please try again later.

Either you or GOTD is not connecting. Since you were able to to post that comment, my guess would be your firewall [or other anti-malware] software wasn't letting Activate.exe go online & talk to the GOTD servers. If that doesn't happen, Activate.exe isn't going to do anything.

* * *

#36: "The ability to backup/restore multiple versions of a file is a huge advantage, especially if you are a creative type (developer, designer, author, etc.) who tends to update the same file over a period of time. Without multiple versions, you could get stuck with a corrupted file that gets backed up before you know there’s a problem."

FWIW, in my experience there is no substitute for saving a project under different names at milestones as they're reached. Over the years I've never had problems with file corruption, knock wood, but there have been hundreds of times where the proj had to start over at one of those milestones.

Reply   |   Comment by mike  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+21)
#37

DoubleSafety is a nice backup app using zip compression on individual files instead of producing an image of your hard drive. It's got a very small footprint as far as Windows, Windows' Registry, & your hard drive goes, & after prepping with Portable App Creator [forum @ portableapps.com] you should be able to run it from your USB stick. DoubleSafety focuses on *Jobs* you create with a wizard, save, & optionally can run from a shortcut you place on your desktop -- a Job is simply instructions telling the program to backup these files, using this level of compression, to this destination. Besides backing up everything in the folders you select, you can add masks to make sure certain file name extensions aren't included, &/or you can backup only files that were added or changed since the last backup... DoubleBackup looks at the archive bit set on/off for every file [right-click files or folders -> properties -> advanced to set], so you have another quick way to include/exclude files from an incremental / differential backup [includes files that were modified since last backup]. DoubleBackup now uses Windows Shadow Copies so in XP & newer it can include a snapshot of any running files in the backup archive.

The chief advantage of zipped backup archives is you can easily restore just 1 file or folder, even when the archive contains everything on your hard drive, & for backup you can select just which files/folders to include. The reason for restoring (or wanting to restore) just one or a few files/folders, is if/when you know which files/folders need restored, you haven't *just* performed a full image backup, & you don't want to lose everything you've added to the hard drive since the last image was created. The reason for backing up just one or a few folders is it takes less time, & creates smaller archives. You can backup all or most of your apps, skipping Windows, & unless you perform a program update, basically forget about them. You can backup the Program Files folder for example, & then just perform an incremental backup of that folder whenever you add something new -- assuming the new app, like ~99% of Windows apps, installs into the Program Files folder]. For Windows itself, the critical folders would be Program Files\Common Files, Windows, & in XP, Documents and Settings -- Vista & 7 users backup Program Data & Users instead -- & any files in the Root directory [click the drive icon or letter, & backup any files not in folders] *except* hiberfil.sys & pagefile.sys.

The main disadvantages of zipped backup archives are they don't include the entire disc, including something called the MBR [Master Boot Record] you need to boot any OS, & it's slower than working with disk images. Getting just one or a few files/folders out of an existing disk image can sometimes be challenging, to say the least, & regardless any developer claims -- otherwise there'd be little reason for zip backups to exist. [Please remember that backups are your insurance against disaster, so there's no room for even a 1% chance you won't be able to extract what you want/need].

Tip:
Restoring full or partial zipped archives can be a challenge when Windows is using files you want to replace -- actually you can't, & those running files have to be replaced during a reboot, or boot into DOS/Linux, which is normally pretty slow decompressing your zip files. One solution is to boot to LiveXP or similar bootable mini version of Windows, which is faster, but a 2nd solution is even easier... restore the folder(s), say Windows for example, to the system drive only with the name _Windows, or Win or something like that -> then boot into DOS/Linux or whatever & simply rename the folders, from Windows -> WinOld, & the restored folder, for example if you named it Win -> Windows. Reboot. If everything works OK, delete the old folder, though be aware that XP doesn't like to delete such huge folders & may act funky until you reboot afterward.

Reply   |   Comment by mike  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+19)
#36

#10 - Cobian is not able to backup or restore multiple versions of your files like DoubleSafety.

The ability to backup/restore multiple versions of a file is a huge advantage, especially if you are a creative type (developer, designer, author, etc.) who tends to update the same file over a period of time. Without multiple versions, you could get stuck with a corrupted file that gets backed up before you know there's a problem. I haven't seen many good freeware alternatives that do multiple versioning, but the best one I've found is AceBackup by the German software company, AceBIT.

Reply   |   Comment by Boot  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+10)
#35

GOTD's activation system has made yet another download a waste of time. The step by step instructions are easy enough for even a moron to follow but after installing the software and then going through the activation routine, nothing at all happens except GOTD *eventually* reports:

Failed to connect. Please try again later.

Three or four tries like this and I've given up.

Reply   |   Comment by MikeR  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-4)
#34

Didn't try this one, since I use another free application that has been ever so faithful over the years (I was truly my daughter's hero when she accidentally deleted her entire iTunes music library on her ipod - and in the computer when she synced)...

Everyday Auto Backup

Reply   |   Comment by DJ  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-5)
#33

I used the previous version.
I use it to back up my VS .net projects to one of our network servers. It has saved me a few times. To be able to pull back a previous version that has been backed up without having to remember to do it is great.

Reply   |   Comment by Fred E.  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#32

Great program, works well under Vista Home Premium. To Ashraf, I took your advice and downloaded GFI Backup, installed ok ran a backup but would not allow me to restore any files, all the restore options in the program were 'greyed out' so have uninstalled GFI. T

Reply   |   Comment by Tall53  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+13)
#31

Twice tried backing up to cd/dvd with Vista. Clicked the cd/dvd button. Twice program ran backup completely. Finished with an error. Anyone help? Tried different discs. Most software normally tell you before running their program that the disc is not compatible.

Reply   |   Comment by Jerry  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#30

so many nice comments.how come so many thumbs down?.r we not testing and just marking?

Reply   |   Comment by Java  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#29

sorry I left out that it zipped the 2.42Gb down to 1.25GB on #24

Reply   |   Comment by winracer  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
#28

Interesting that most of the comments seem to be positive, but almost three-quarters of the votes are thumbs-down. It would sure be nice if some of you TD voters shared the reasoning behind your votes with the rest of us.

Reply   |   Comment by Guiseppe Madre  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+20)
#27

it took about 15 min to back up 2.42Gb of open files. outlook pst files

Reply   |   Comment by winracer  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+4)
#26

#1 - Ashraf, more preciselly march, 13th.
#2 - Ashraf, thanks for the changes list.
I will deinstall the previous version and install the new one.
Thanks GAOTD for this nice program.

Reply   |   Comment by Antonio Saverio  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-9)
#25

download and installed on win xp sp 3 works great and it will backup open files.

Reply   |   Comment by winracer  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+4)
#24

Why won't it backup my email?

Reply   |   Comment by PCexpert  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-14)
#23

In a catastrophic systems crash a user can reinstall their Windows and other system applications easier than their tax records, photos, music, letters, etc. Therefore, a backup program like today’s GOTD definitely has usefulness since it’s geared toward protecting personal files more so than the system files; and using wizards can make the process more user-friendly overall. In previous backup GOTD’s a number of visitors had questions about what files should be backed up.

Any decent backup program should know what files and folders need to be backed up. But just in case, here are the likely candidates in Windows XP. All of these folders reside inside C:\Documents and Settings\Name, where Name is the name you use when you log into Windows:

- My Documents
- Desktop
- Application Data
- Favorites
- Local Settings\Application Data

And in Vista, where you can find these folders inside C:\Users\login

- Documents
- Pictures
- Desktop
- Music
- Contacts
- Videos
- AppData
- Favorites

For a purest it goes without saying that, you should back up every day you use your computer. If you’re not a purest (like me) once a week will keep you from having a coronary should the unspeakable fall upon you. I only back up files that have been created or changed since the last backup instead of overwriting each backup. If someone is considering an external HD for backups, go with the drive that holds about 25-percent more than the source drive you'll be backing up from. That will allow you to do a full and many incremental backups. One more general rule: Your backup should be physically separated from your computer. A backup that will be robbed or destroyed along with the rest of the computer is not a secure backup...lol

Reply   |   Comment by Renegade  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+30)
#22

I cannot find the registration number either.
It was not in the "read me" file nor in the licence info.
Can anyone advise please..thanks'
A BIG thank you to GAOTD for all the great work you do and the programs that you offer! NOT to mention the full version free games. You guys ROCK!

Reply   |   Comment by C. Ralston  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-10)
#21

I think that it is an excellent program and not as intrusive as GFI, you notice this especially when uninstalling with revo.

Reply   |   Comment by fredd  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+5)
#20

To #1 Ashraf: the changelog can be found at the sw’s homepage, under “News:”.

Does this sw support FTPS or SFTP protocols?

Reply   |   Comment by No Matter  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#19

Worked well, superfast. Thanks!

Reply   |   Comment by AArndt  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-11)
#18

I downloaded Insofta Document Backup from GAOTD a while back. I checked this one out because of differential backup capabilities. I ran a backup of similar, but less, data than Insofta and used max compression. The resulting zip file was 3 times the size of the one created by Insofta. Sorry, thumbs down on this one.

Reply   |   Comment by Joe  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+26)
#17

Another good freeware alternative for backing up is Macrium Reflect Free. Just remember to make a boot disc if you're drive imaging. It's very easy and I have an external HD with 4 machines imaged on it. So far I haven't needed it BUT if I do, I hopefully can retrieve any software from here again with said image because it's not reinstalling per se. Or at least that's how I hope it works, haven't had to find out yet.

Reply   |   Comment by gmkahuna  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
#16

I got the 30 day reg/notice dialogue box but could not find any reg/lic number. Did I miss something?

Reply   |   Comment by Bob P  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-16)
#15

Now THIS is a nice program. Beautifully designed UI, easy, quick, and it works perfectly. It's going on my "To Buy" list. Thanks.

Reply   |   Comment by Sa Tisfied  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-11)
#14

to nr. 8:

Paragon was much more specialized to creating disk images, and this is more geared towards file/folder backups.

Reply   |   Comment by Tom  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+49)
#13

Well done it works on vista 64 bit and nearly uninstalled everything.
It did fail to remove the directory in Program files named DoubleSafety and the file in it named uninstall.exe,

well done.

Reply   |   Comment by Clive  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-25)
#12

Good to see you again Ashraf! Even if a software has been offered in the past few months, if I like it, I install again just in case the first install is limited to a year. I don't have any issues with this software.

Reply   |   Comment by Blingblitz  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-13)
#11

To John of No. 8, the program IS being offered FREE here that's why you don't have to buy it and that's the main reason why this site is called "Giveaway of the Day."

Reply   |   Comment by George N. True  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+31)
#10

Doubt it does anything that Cobian Backup doesn`t do:
http://www.educ.umu.se/~cobian/cobianbackup.htm

Reply   |   Comment by Faye Davies  –  7 years ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-15)
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