Back Up or Image

Discussion in 'Paragon Drive Backup Product Line' started by Davidpr, Apr 9, 2010.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Davidpr

    Davidpr Registered Member

    May 24, 2006
    Can someone explain the differnence between making a back up and an image of a partition or disc. I have got my new laptop running as I want it and would like to be able to revert back to this postition at anytime in the futeure. When reading about how to do this the terms back up and image seem to be used for doing the same thing or am I just being thick?
  2. Cudni

    Cudni Global Moderator

    May 24, 2009
    to revert the whole drive you will need an image of it (either the whole drive or typically partition C). Generally speaking Backup takes cares of folders and files rather than reverting the whole drive
  3. SIW2

    SIW2 Registered Member

    Sep 6, 2009

    The terminology is confusing.

    Backup can refer to either backing up just files and folders , or backing up a partition ( making a partition Image ).

    It is the partition Image you need to create.
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.