Iperius Backup Free 4.2.1 restore to dissimilar hardware & image verification

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  1. zapjb

    zapjb Registered Member

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    Iperius Backup Free 4.2.1
    http://www.iperiusbackup.com/

    Anybody tried this yet? I did search here & Iperius turned up zilch. I read a little on their homepage. From what I read I'm led to believe the FREE version will verify images & restore them to dissimilar hardware. The dl is a very small 8.44MB. For restoring from a system image backup Iperius asks for the Windows installation disc or the Windows recovery disc.

    I don't want to fool with this yet. So any brave soul here, I have questions. Is the install truly only 8.44MB or is the rest dl through the install process? Can the backups be pw protected? How is the verification acknowledged after creating a system backup [clear acknowledgemento_O] ? And are verification & restoring to dissimilar hardware included in the FREE version? And does the restore to dissimilar hardware work (basic Windows drivers substituted)? Thanks.
     
  2. TheRollbackFrog

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    From the little reading I did, it looks like the FREE version is not even an imager. Yes, it backs up FILES and FOLDERS (without synchronization). Their 1st tier paid version does have imaging and File/Folder backup but their is very little confirmation on any of this.

    They really need a Product Comparison Chart.

    I'll look a li'l deeper...
     
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    TheRollbackFrog Registered Member

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    This REVIEW states their is NO IMAGING available in the FREE version...
     
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    This REVIEW also states lack of IMAGING and no VSS file locking capability in ther FREE version. It also references a COMPARISON PAGE that no longer exists on the Imperious site.

    Hope all this helps... I'm done
     
  5. zapjb

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    Yup thanks. I'm done too. Next!
     
  6. oliverjia

    oliverjia Registered Member

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    It's better to stay with proven solutions when it comes to disk imaging and data backup. I won't try any new names until they prove themselves.
     
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