Articles tagged: backup programs

What Backup Program Should I Use?

What Backup Program Should I Use?

Backing up your computer’s data is critical. What backup program should you use? There are many, but pragmatically, the best is whatever you’ll actually use.

It's a good idea to test backups...

How Do I Test Backups?

It’s a good idea to test backups before disaster strikes. Unfortunately, a complete test can be risky. I’ll look at some alternatives.

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Why Testing Your Backups Is Critical

Testing your backups is an easy step to overlook, but an important step to take. Make sure your backups will be there when you need them.

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What Backup Program do You Use?

I find myself looking for a new candidate backup program to add to my stable of recommendations – and you can help!

Why do you prefer Macrium Reflect over Windows 7’s backup program?

Macrium Reflect is clearer than Windows 7, it’s easier to understand what it’s doing, and ultimately, I trust it more.

What are your thoughts on utilities like SyncToy for backing up?

SyncToy is a useful tool as long as you understand what it can, and cannot, do.

Your Disk is on Fire!

Why does my computer crash when I try to back up?

Backing up shouldn’t crash a computer, and neither should attaching a hard disk.

Macrium Reflect – Powerful Windows Backup Software

Macrium Reflect is a full-featured backup program that supports everything that I consider critical to keeping your important data safely backed up.