Any good freeware rollback/restore software?

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by BrysonB, Aug 6, 2008.

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  1. BrysonB

    BrysonB Registered Member

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    I now have an app for imaging and restoring my HD. But I would prefer that to be my final option. I'm looking for a replacement for XP's system restore. My only money for security went to Image for Windows. So RollbackRX is, at the moment totally out of the question. Is there a decent free alternative available? If not, is there anything equivalent to RollbackRX but cheaper? If not, I will just have to wait and hopefully won't need a restore.
     
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    Windows SteadyState is not a rollback tool. It's like Returnil, which deletes (or saves) any changes made after rebooting. I recommend checking out FirstDefense-ISR Rescue. It is somewhat similar to Rollback Rx in that it offers you to take snapshots, albeit only two.
     
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    Thanks for the replies! Bensec, after reading about SteadyState, it does look like Returnil which I already have. I'm looking for a replacement for XP's restore. ambient_88, I will look at FirstDefense-ISR Rescue, but I really would like a more permanent solution. Much to think about.

    I just looked at FirstDefense-ISR Rescue again. It looks like what I need and it's price isn't too bad. ambient_88, you said that it offered to take only two snapshots. Is this the paid program or is there a crippled free one? I didn't find one on their site.
     
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    There is no free version of FDISR.

    Pete
     
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    The answer is NO
     
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    Thanks for the input. It never hurts to ask although it looks like I'll have to wait until I can purchase FirstDefense or Rollback RX.
     
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    Rollback RX is currently around $69. The cheapest alternative i've been able to find is AyRecovery which is the same software under a different name, its only $50. There are others like eaz-fix and radix reload which i wasn't able to find a price on, i think you have to email them for a price quote.
     
  9. ambient_88

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    You can get discounts on Rollback Rx if you download the trial and/or sign-up for writing a testimonial.
     
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    Yeh i believe its a 15% discount last time i checked.
     
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