Free Fix It Utilities 7 Express (Disk Snapshot question)

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  1. acr1965

    acr1965 Registered Member

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    I just downloaded the free Fix It Utilities 7 from Vcom and noticed it has a feature for making a disk snapshot. The description is-

    "Disk Snapshot backs up your File Allocation Tables and Boot Sectors as "snapshots". If your system crashes or you lose data, File Undeleter may use these snapshots to help recreate the contents of your had drive."

    File Undeleter is another feature which is included in this product.

    Has anyone used Fit It Utilities to make a snap shot before and, if so, have you had good luck with it? Will this snapshot be the same as making one with, say, Acronis True Image or similar program dedicated to making a snap shot as opposed to Fix It Utilities which seems to be a more "all in one" product (disk clean up, optimize, etc).

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  2. Hairy Coo

    Hairy Coo Registered Member

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    acr,

    Would indicate it can only be used for FAT,not NTFS system backups,
    so obviously the whole software is out of date.

    Have also d/ld the free version from Vcom UK-am a bit intrigued by it.
    Seems very powerful with a lot of options-requires caution IMO.
     
  3. Espresso

    Espresso Registered Member

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    Snapshots are merely mbr records, not disk images as in ATI, and they're only used with their file undelete utility. Fairly useless, IMO.
     
  4. EASTER

    EASTER Registered Member

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    Worth a plug i think and not so far offtopic.

    TestDisk is up to version 6.9 at MajorGeeks, not a backup utility per say but defintely a formidable lifesaver in other ways and will recover parititions disks in some extreme circumstances where nothing else works.

    http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk
     
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