first time user of WD backup program (inquiry)

  1.    29 Sep 2016 #1

    first time user of WD backup program (inquiry)

    I have just setup my external HDD. I haven't yet decided to start the backup process yet.. can I backup entire OS? and instructions said it will create a system image too, I don't have any disks setup yet. I want to make sure everything goes without a hitch before initialize the backup

    and this, its set for hourly backup..should I change that? I don't want to leave it plugged in while pc is in sleepmode or shutdown mode

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    Last edited by Pathfinder; 29 Sep 2016 at 14:22.
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  2.    30 Sep 2016 #2

    The WD backup software is probably still based on Acronis backup software? If so, I personally don't recommend it and suggest Macrium Reflect Free instead.
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  3.    30 Sep 2016 #3

    cheers, well too late for me i guess? i still am thinking about trying macrium sometime down the road. thx for reply
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