Different image software to try

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by markymoo, Nov 26, 2007.

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  1. markymoo

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    Thanks a lot, gonna test a few of them starting with PING :D
     
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    ImageIT looks good. I tried O&O a few months ago and found it to be slow compared to ATI.
     
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    I found a few more but really not worth bothering with.

    Some in that list are for corporate market. imageIT claims 10 types of compression. Desktop Image Center looks like a cross between ShadowProtect and Acronis True Image. Active@ Disk Image will probably be solid as all there products are killer. CloneMax i don't think does images but just cloning.
     
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    I used the trial i had success with that(R-Image) for backup and restore of all Eaz-Fix snapshots.
     
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    markymoo, what about Active@ Disk Image 3.0 (your first reference above)? ...have you tried that one and if so, how well did it do?
     
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    @appster

    All Sectors
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    // Active@ Disk Image Version 3.0.088
    // OS Version: Windows XP Professional SP2 Build 2600
    // Running on: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6400 @ 3.8GHz, 4GB RAM
    //
    [29-Nov-2007 19:53:17] Information: Creating Raw Image
    Name: DiskImage
    Location: D:\
    Compression: High
    Password: Not protected
    File splitting: Automatic (try single file)

    [29-Nov-2007 19:53:17] Information: Creating raw image of partition ( C: ) (NTFS, 9.989 GB, Disk 0)
    [29-Nov-2007 19:53:19] Information: Creating raw image of Primary NTFS
    [29-Nov-2007 20:07:03] Information: Image creating completed
    [29-Nov-2007 20:07:03] Information: Image successfully created. Elapsed time: 00:13:46.

    //
    // Active@ Disk Image Version 3.0.088
    // OS Version: Windows XP Professional SP2 Build 2600
    // Running on: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6400 @ 3.8GHz, 4GB RAM
    //

    [29-Nov-2007 20:16:17] Information: Creating Raw Image
    Name: DiskImage1
    Location: D:\
    Compression: Normal (recommended)
    Password: Not protected
    File splitting: Automatic (try single file)
    Description:

    [29-Nov-2007 20:16:17] Information: Creating raw image of partition ( C: ) (NTFS, 9.989 GB, Disk 0)
    [29-Nov-2007 20:16:19] Information: Creating raw image of Primary NTFS
    [29-Nov-2007 20:26:42] Information: Image creating completed
    [29-Nov-2007 20:26:42] Information: Image successfully created. Elapsed time: 00:10:25.

    No prizes for speed and little options but it's sturdy, likeable gui and comes with a recovery cd.
    Due to that result i didn't bother doing any more tests.

    DS
    20:27:43 Disks in backup:
    20:27:43 C: -> D:\DiskImage\6.SNA
    20:27:43 Start backup of C: -> D:\DiskImage\6.SNA
    20:27:43 C: -> D:\DiskImage\6.SNA
    20:31:40 C: 10.228MB in use - stored in 5.490MB - 3:57 minutes :)
    20:31:40 Success
     
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    markymoo, thanks for the feedback ...it's looking more and more like nothing out there can top DS or IFW for backing up & restoring an EZ/RB environment. ;)
     
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    I just updated my XP sp2 to sp3 v3244...Due to this,appearently, I got problems with ATI interface, bad responding...and after the recent experiences with unbeatable DS/IFW together with EF 8 I decided to get rid of it...
     
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    Apparently XP SP3 is twice as fast as Vista, with or without SP1 installed but think it alittle too early to put it on for reasons you describe.
     
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    I assume you simply restored a 'pre-SP3' snapshot in order to get rid of it? ;)
     
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    Nice to hear SP3 increases velocity but at what price? I've learned over the years working with Windows that somewhere theres always a trade-off with something else.
     
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    Maybe I expressed myself "in crypto"...I meant took away ATI. Sure early for SP3, final expected to be out in Feb...but nevertheless testing it right now, works great with better performance...beats vista according to beta testers...Will stay permanently acc. to what I´ve seen so far...
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