DriveImage XML (Freeware) any good?

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by fred22, Mar 5, 2008.

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  1. fred22

    fred22 Registered Member

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    i'm sorted my bookmarks and came along this piece of software

    DriveImage XML -- Image and Backup logical Drives and Partitions

    http://www.runtime.org/dixml.htm


    anyone using it?, pls give some feedback if its any good

    thanks!
     
  2. DCM

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    I have used it for several years and restored several images with it. Never a failure.

    Cannot say the same for Ghost and Acronis which I also own but no longer use.

    It does not have a boot disk for restoring the C: drive but will restore the other drives without one.

    I created my own boot disk using BartPE and it works flawlessly. Runtime software (source of DriveImage XML) has a BartPE plugin on their web site and it works perfectly.
     
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    It worked when I tried. Seems very good and solid. Has good speed as well though slower than ATI.

    Only drawback ia that u can,t restore the image on a smaller partition. It has raw backup option but no option to image MBR and first sectors etc.
     
  4. fred22

    fred22 Registered Member

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    hmm sounds good though :), thanks both for feedback
    i'm gonna try it :thumb:
     
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    Not as comprehensive as some but then DriveImage XML is freeware. Realiable when I tried it and fast.

    I have some other of programs from Runtime Software - GetDataBack for FAT & NTFS & Disk Explorer, I also use their plugins on a BartPE - very good producer of utilities which I'd recommend.
     
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    It isn't feature-rich or a speed demon, but it's reliable. I use it regularly, never a problem.
     
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