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  1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 19
    windows 10
       02 Aug 2015 #1

    macrium reflect v6 home edition worth the price vs free


    Macrium Reflect for Home Use
    I was looking at this home edition but, wanted to get some opinions vs the free edition as I plan to upgrade motherboards later on and would like to use the saved image I have the free v6 now. Thanks!
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  2. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       02 Aug 2015 #2

    It is the best backup/restore program out there. I have been using it for about 7 months.
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  3. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 19
    windows 10
       02 Aug 2015 #3

    The home edition or the free? Thanks!
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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 13
    Windows 10 Pro
       02 Aug 2015 #4

    Home edition if you want to do regular backups. If you just want to do a 1 time/rescue cd, free is ok
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  5.    02 Aug 2015 #5

    I use the free version for weekly images, the software is that good I do plan on buying at some point.
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  6. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 19
    windows 10
       02 Aug 2015 #6

    gizbug said: View Post
    Home edition if you want to do regular backups. If you just want to do a 1 time/rescue cd, free is ok
    OK, Thanks very much!
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  7. Joined : Aug 2014
    Posts : 67
    Windows 7 SP1, Home Premium, 64-bit
       02 Aug 2015 #7

    The paid version has a few features not found on the free version, but most users, including myself, wouldn't need them.

    Just make sure you make a recovery disk and that it in fact will boot your PC. If it won't, you can't restore an image.

    If you don't know why you'd prefer the paid version, you likely don't need it. There used to be a comparison chart somewhere on the Macrium web site.
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  8. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 19
    windows 10
       02 Aug 2015 #8

    I think I'll just use the free for now Thanks folks!
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  9. Joined : Jan 2014
    Inverness
    Posts : 721
    Win 10
       02 Aug 2015 #9

    I have a 3 PC paid version. We all like "free" software but if we do not support the developers eventually the software will go away.
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  10. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 393
    10 pro 64 clean install
       02 Aug 2015 #10

    I just used for the first time and I'm impressed with the free version . Not only did it created a backup image but I was also able to restore it . So I like it
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