AOMEI Backupper

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by Hadron, May 1, 2019.

  1. Hadron

    Hadron Registered Member

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    Over time, I have read a lot of articles and forum threads relating to backup and restore applications. Probably after Macrium Reflect, AOMEI Backupper would be one of the more popular ones.

    I don't see a lot of talk about this application on this forum though, although I see there is a comparison thread. I am not really looking to compare. What I am more interested in is first and foremost, reliability. I have looked at screenshots, and it appears to have a nice simple GUI, so that's a bonus. Also, it offers lifetime free upgrades.

    Has anyone here used it? Is anyone still using it? Has it been reliable for you?
     
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  2. EASTER

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    I'm sure more members will weigh in with exactly their results of this product either way.

    Their AOMEI Partition Assistant program is for me outstanding and is always made quick and accurate work when dealing with those items.

    However for the same reason @Hadron that you raise this topic on AOMEI Backupper the popularity or lack of escapes me also when I see how well the Partition program is proven to be. On this end anyway.
     
  3. Hadron

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    Hi EASTER.
    I was going to mention how good their partitioning software is, but I didn't want to throw bias into my opening post.
     
  4. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

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    Partition Assistant has nothing to do with Backupper and are off topic.
     
  5. act8192

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    @Hadron,
    My disk is MBR with several partitions: System, windows 7, 10, data, few Linux. I image only the windows OS sections and System reserved using their partitions image and not suggested system images.
    Restored each windows-SystemReserved pair once. No issues in Windows 7. None in Windows 10.
    Differential images are slow, much slower than Acronis, almost the same time as a full image.
    Validations work great. They remember your images which I do from a boot disk exclusively, and don't complain if you delete in windows.
    Images are readable in Windows by mounting different letter drives.

    It's a very nice program. I'm thinking of buying it since so far I'm on a freebie.
    Some time ago we discussed it here, a long thread but you might find it full of small details and opinions:
    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/ohmy-aomei.405013/
     
  6. Soft Life

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    I used it to copy a live running windows10 to a USB attached HD. I then booted up the copy and it was perfect.

    I think its a good program and its next on my software to buy.
     
  7. Hadron

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    Thanks, guys.

    I see you can choose either UEFI or legacy for boot media.
     
  8. blacknight

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    I'm using AOMEI B. since three years: it works fine, it's light and reliable, never had problems with it.
     
  9. Hadron

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    Version 5.0 has been released.


    Version 5.0 (Released: July 04, 2019)

    • Added Pre/Post Command: execute commands or scripts before and after backup/synchronization.
    • Brand-new user interface: a more modernized look and feel.
    • Improved the speed of files synchronization.
    • Optimized the method to create Windows PE bootable media.
    • Fixed issue: the program doesn't display normally in high resolution and DPI monitor.
    • Fixed issue: failed to perform file sync task because of long file path.
     
  10. Hadron

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    They should combine the boot media with Legacy and UEFI rather than separating them.
    That would cut down on having to create more than one bootable media for those with multiple computers.
     
  11. blacknight

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    With this version I'not able to select, in System Backup, to copy only C: and not also *:R partition.
     
  12. Brian K

    Brian K Imaging Specialist

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  13. blacknight

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    Anyway, no problem to use the previous version. I don't like the new interface.
     
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