Windows 10: Alternative to Macrium Reflect Free?

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  1.    01 Mar 2017 #1

    Alternative to Macrium Reflect Free?


    Can anyone recommend an alternative to Macrium Reflect Free as a backup tool? I want something that does disk imaging, as opposed to just backing up files. I have been fighting with Reflect Free on two computers and have got to the point where, even if I ever do get it working properly, I don't trust it enough to entrust it with my data.
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  2.    01 Mar 2017 #2

    Aomie Backupper - Free
    Acronis 2017 - Paid
    Ashampoo Backup 2016 - Free

    Very Strange indeed your having issues with Macrium
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  3.    01 Mar 2017 #3

    I've used both Macrium Reflect and Image for Windows without any problems; ricecrispies -- would you mind elaborating on what was going on with MR? I'd like to learn from you!
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  4.    01 Mar 2017 #4

    On my desktop machine Macrium can't create bootable rescue media. I have booted from an Ubuntu image in the same USB2 slot, so it ought to work. I've tried both the UEFI and non-UEFI options. Meanwhile on my laptop when I try to run the downloader I get "The Macrium Reflect download agent is retrieving the download options list. Please try again later", and that's where it gives up.
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  5.    01 Mar 2017 #5

    Kyhi said: View Post
    Aomie Backupper - Free
    Acronis 2017 - Paid
    Ashampoo Backup 2016 - Free
    Thanks for those suggestions!
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  6.    01 Mar 2017 #6

    Kyhi said: View Post
    Aomie Backupper - Free
    Acronis 2017 - Paid
    Ashampoo Backup 2016 - Free

    Very Strange indeed your having issues with Macrium
    Easeus Todo Backup Free.
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       01 Mar 2017 #7

    Paragon Backup and Recovery is another option.
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  8.    01 Mar 2017 #8

    Rice,
    Download my rescue disk ISO - mount the ISO and copy the contents to a FAT32 formatted USB
    See if it boots for you

    Link to media in My sig below

    Also is your PC setup for UEFI or Legacy Booting ???
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  9.    02 Mar 2017 #9

    ricecrispies said: View Post
    Can anyone recommend an alternative to Macrium Reflect Free as a backup tool? I want something that does disk imaging, as opposed to just backing up files. I have been fighting with Reflect Free on two computers and have got to the point where, even if I ever do get it working properly, I don't trust it enough to entrust it with my data.
    I thought Macrium Reflect is a disk imaging program quote from Macrium "An award winning disk cloning and imaging solution for free." I have the opposite experience - no problems at all on three PCs.
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  10. essenbe's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro and Windows 10 Pro Insider
       02 Mar 2017 #10

    Macrium will do either one. My experience with Macrium is the same, never have problems with it.
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