Poll: What backup / imaging software you use?

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  1. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 24
    Win 10 Pro x64
       25 Aug 2016 #11

    I use SyncBack SE for regular selective backup. I like it since it is very configurable, more than anything else I've seen. That said, I do use Macrium Reflect Free to create images of initial system from the factory, after install and configurations of the basics, and after more complete configuration.
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  2. Joined : Apr 2015
    Posts : 9,154
       25 Aug 2016 #12

    Superfly said: View Post
    Macrium...'nuff said..now gimme,gimme,gimme!
    Has saved my a data too many times to count!
    Kari said: View Post
    If you win you are of course allowed to give it to any member you prefer
    Macrium...'nuff said..now gimme,gimme,gimme!
    topgundcp said: View Post
    ...Same as Superfly. If I win, I would give to any member that has a need for Home version.
    Macrium...'nuff said..now gimme,gimme,gimme! LOL

    Seriously, Macrium is some of the finest *free* software I have ever used. I would be lost without it.
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  3. Joined : May 2015
    Smyrna, TN
    Posts : 126
    Win 10 Pro 64
       25 Aug 2016 #13

    Macrium is my first choice and go to program.........however, I also use EaseUS as my backup for my backup.......
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  4. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,905
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       25 Aug 2016 #14

    Ok. I suppose everyone(almost at least) knows I use Macrium Reflect, as the one of the first things I did, when I joined Ten Forums, coming from Eight Forums, is start the Macrium Update thread.
    Solved New Macrium Reflect Update - Windows 10 Forums
    My join date: 28-Feb_2015
    Thread started: 10 Mar 2015

    I use the free version of Macrium and like others I prefer to just make a full back up.
    I have a monthly set for the 3rd Saturday in the month, just right between Patch Tuesday's, in case I need to roll back.
    but I also have the definition set as a desktop shortcut, to run if I have had a major or a lot of 3rd party software updates.

    I like to try and test stuff on my PC, usually having to do with theming or mucking around knee deep in the registry, and sometimes things get broken. the same with installing a new driver, you know SH's.
    So I think the Boot Menu Option is one of the most important things for me, about Macrium.
    It is much faster than running from a SSD, than from a thumbdrive, as I have a Samsung 850 Pro.
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  5. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 15
    Windows 10 Pro
       25 Aug 2016 #15

    it's what I've used since 10 came out. Would love an upgrade.

    Kari said: View Post
     Tell your backup software, win Macrium Home license!

    Ten Forums gives two lucky winners a free license of Macrium Reflect Home edition, courtesy of Macrium Software (one license is at the moment worth 62.95).

    Rules are simple: answer the poll, post your reasoning in this thread before 12 noon UTC Saturday 3rd of September 2016. You must both answer the poll and reply this thread to participate. Posts from Ten Forums admins, mods and team members will not participate in drawing.

    Two winners are drawn in next TenForums Saturday Live Chat on September 3rd, see TF Live Chat thread for schedule. Drawing will be done live during the chat, geeks as we are in a geeky way

    TF Live Chat will also include live presentations of Macrium Reflect & viBoot, see post #2 in chat thread for more information.

    OK geeks, start posting about your backup software & strategy

    Entries deadline 12 noon UTC on Saturday 3rd of September, 2016. Countdown to deadline:
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  6.    25 Aug 2016 #16

    I use Macrium free for two reasons:
    1. It works.
    2. "Free"
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  7. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 2,431
       25 Aug 2016 #17

    Hi Kari,

    I unashamedly recommend Macrium Reflect to any users. It is the only tool I know that successfully backs up and restore imagres on 32bit uefi tablets and i have tested many other programs.
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  8. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 7
       25 Aug 2016 #18

    AOMEI and Macrium Reflect are my top choice.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  9. Joined : Apr 2015
    Posts : 95
    win 10 pro
       25 Aug 2016 #19

    My choice would be EaseUS Todo Backup Free because I am familiar with the program and I have confidence in it.
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  10. Joined : Jun 2014
    Posts : 342
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 32-bit 10586
       25 Aug 2016 #20

    I know that my hard drive will eventually die of old age and accept that but what I will not tolerate is a dirty drive so I check it regularly.

    fsutil dirty query c:
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    I'm safe for now
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