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Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by Rico, Mar 14, 2007.

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  1. Rico

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  2. ErikAlbert

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    I have the impression, that BackOnTrack offers only one user-defined snapshot to recover your actual harddisk.
    FDISR offers alot more than that, besides Immediate System Recovery.
    No competition IMO, just a simple Immediate System Recovery software.
     
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  3. Peter2150

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    I wouldn't touch it with a ten foot pole. They had Go-Back and sold it out to Symantec. Whose to say they won't do it with this.
     
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    Hi Erik,

    I believe you can have up to ten snapshots, and the current (active) snap only backs up whats new. Also I believe it does not back-up (I could be wrong) 'My Documents' if so I could lose allot of music etc.. They did say though, BackOnTrack was meant to be a compliment to traditional backup programs.

    I'm not sure of the value of these type programs, if you have something like 'ShadowProtect' or 'Acronis TI.'

    Take Care
    Rico
     
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    Hi Pete,

    They also bought StompSoft & are pedaling 'BackUpMyPC' now they have BackOnTrack. So the old StompSofters devloped this, as part of 'Sonic Solutions.' I'll bet they needed cash & sold GoBack to Symantec. Who knows?

    TakeCare
    Rico

    The Shadow Knows!
     
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    I agree, but when the sold GoBack support went to zero. They get no more of my money.
     
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    Hi Pete,

    Yeah Symantec support & products suck! However I can't comment on Roxio's support, but there forum is very helpful.

    Take Care Amigo
    Rico
     
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    FDISR offers so much more :
    - immediate system recovery
    - upto to 10 bootable snapshots, usable for all kinds of purposes, even for different OS (multi-boot)
    - unlimited number of archived snapshots
    - empty and frozen snapshots
    - anchoring of data folders/files
    - add, delete, rename snapshots
    - copy/update for :
    --- creating new (archived) snapshots
    --- updating existing (archived) snapshots
    --- cleaning snapshots and acting like a 100% uninstaller.

    All this for the same price of BackOnTrack, $39.99 + $30 extra.
    BackOnTrack is a dinky toy compared with FDISR.
     
  9. lodore

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    rollbackrx gives you eve more thou
    link
    30,00 snapshots for pro version
    look at the pro version
    lodore
     
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    Right, I need 30,000 snapshots for a home computer very badly. LOL.
    You need an entire bookkeeping to keep 30,000 snapshots under control.
     
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    yes but its more than the 10 that first defence offers
    lodore
     
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    Can't argue that. I just never found the need for even 10
     
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    fair enough i think like 100 would be useful but i dont think people would need 30,000 lol
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    If you create one snapshot each day, you need 82 years to get 30,000 snapshots. You are 100, when you start at 8. :D
     
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    lol thats great:D
    i think there trying to say its unlimited for practical purposes
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    100!. Yikes. I would suspect ROllback might get confused with 100 snapshot. I know for sure I would.
     
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    ROFL!!!
     
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