Free Hard disk imaging software?

  danny0001uk 12:04 26 Sep 2006


Does anyone know any free drive imaging/backup software?

If not please could you tell me the best commercial imaging/backup apllication?

Many Thanks


  Taff™ 12:14 26 Sep 2006

click here works for me.

  Batch 12:29 26 Sep 2006

Whilst not free, Acronis True Image is highly regarded and can be bought for around £11 (try amazon)

  robgf 13:12 26 Sep 2006

DriveImageXML is freeware, it is pretty easy to use and worked well in my tests. You will also need to create a Barts PEBuilder boot CD (also freeware) with the DriveImageXML plugin installed, so that you can restore an OS image.
click here

  stylehurst 14:08 26 Sep 2006

I have agree with Batch, Acronis true image may not be free, but it is the best.

  pj123 14:43 26 Sep 2006

I use xxclone (same as Taff™) click here

and xxcopy click here

Both work OK for me.

Not had any problems so far.

  David4637 16:14 26 Sep 2006

See PCW Nov 2006 Mag for free cover disc version 7. Won't burn to DVD but is the next best thing to V9. David

  David4637 16:15 26 Sep 2006

Should have said its Acronis V7. David

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