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Windows 7: Free Backup Software for your HD

19 Sep 2009   #1
Creer

Windows 7 Home Premium x32 SP1
 
 
Free Backup Software for your HD

Hi,

I have found a nice deals.

Western Digital offers free version of Acronis True Image - to use this you have to have WD hard drive:
Quote:
Acronis True Image WD Edition is available for installing and launching only when a Western Digital HDD is connected.
Screens in attach.

more info and download:
WD Support

If you don't have WD HD, don't worry. Seagate offers also similar software (Disk Wizard) available here:
DiscWizard | Seagate

If you have Maxtor HD, MaxBlast is available here:
Link to .exe file: http://www.seagate.com/support/maxbl...stSetup.en.exe


HTH,




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19 Sep 2009   #2
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Thank you so much for the useful info.
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19 Sep 2009   #3
Creer

Windows 7 Home Premium x32 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dinesh View Post
Thank you so much for the useful info.
You are welcome.
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19 Sep 2009   #4
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Thanks for the info! Its a version behind but hey! its free!
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19 Sep 2009   #5
masterB

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Wasn't this version with problem restoring the image in W7?

I use v12 without problems.
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19 Sep 2009   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

The Maxtor Imaging program works also on Seagates (now that they are the same company).
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19 Sep 2009   #7
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Great find Creer.

Anyone used Seagate and WD versions?

Are they the same version of Acronis?

Have been using Seagates version, backed up and moved Win7 from eSATA external HD to internal HD (installed win7 on the internal then restored with Seagate/Acronis). Everything worked, no problems.
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19 Sep 2009   #8
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

The Maxblast 5 and Seagate Disk Wizard work ok on my 7 x64.

The WD looks to be the version allegedly giving trouble on 7.

Macrium Reflect Free is much better than any of those.

Macrium Reflect FREE Edition - Information and download

It is more efficient - smaller, faster , and allows scheduling as well as mounting to extract individual files.

It works with all makes of drives - and works perfectly on 7 x64.
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19 Sep 2009   #9
chuckr

XP_Pro, W7_7201, W7RC.vhd, SciLinux5.3, Fedora12, Fedora9_2x, OpenSolaris_09-06
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
The Maxblast 5 and Seagate Disk Wizard work ok on my 7 x64.

The WD looks to be the version allegedly giving trouble on 7.

Macrium Reflect Free is much better than any of those.

Macrium Reflect FREE Edition - Information and download

It is more efficient - smaller, faster , and allows scheduling as well as mounting to extract individual files.

It works with all makes of drives - and works perfectly on 7 x64.
SIW2,

Do you know for a fact if Macrium backs up the MBR/Boot Sector stuff?
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20 Sep 2009   #10
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Yes - you can choose if you want to restore the mbr with each image restore - of course, the bootsector is restored everytime as it is inside the partition.
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