Rollback Rx Spring Sale

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by wideglide36, Mar 24, 2012.

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  1. wideglide36

    wideglide36 Registered Member

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  2. twl845

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    I'll grab that RB sale when it's V10. ;)
     
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    65% off - great deal:)
     
  4. twl845

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    It sure is! I grabbed it last time. :D
     
  5. Osaban

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    Thanks, a great discount indeed for such a program.
     
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    If you buy RbRx today on discount, what is the policy regarding if Version 10 comes out in a few months and thanks.

    Gary
     
  7. Osaban

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    If you pay an extra $ 13.80 per year for gold support, you will be able to upgrade free. I think it is too expensive, but obviously cheaper overall considering the discount.
     
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    Osaban,
    Thanks. Still trying to decide whether to get RbRx or not. So used to leaning on SD but I think I would like the flexibility of RbRx.

    Gary
     
  9. wideglide36

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    Not quite sure whether or not buying the Gold support entitles you to a free upgrade when version 10 comes out.

    I think it just gives you a discount on a new build. I was under the impression that Gold support gives you free upgrades on just the version you are using at the time. Inversion updates I believe is what they are called.

    Here's a link to a thread over at Horizon Data Systems where they discuss this subject.

    http://horizondatasys-forum.com/rollback-rx/8522-spring-sale.html

    As per Horizons official wording on updates and upgrades.

    http://www.horizondatasys.com/203367.ihtml

    It would seem that Gold support does indeed offer free upgrades and that would include version 10.

    Confusing, very confusing.........
     
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  10. bgoodman4

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    This is def one piece of software you will not be sorry you purchased. I had SD on my desktop and Rx on my laptop and IMO Rx is far more flexible.

    HOWEVER,

    they do not do the same job although there is def some overlap. Running Rx does not negate having (and regularly using) an imaging program. It does make restoring a PC due to problems or whim a snap,,,and its extremely fast and reliable.

    I would suggest that you add Rx to your risk avoidance regime,,,,you will not, as I said above, be sorry you did.
     
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    See: http://support.horizondatasys.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4443
    And i've checked with their sales : YES
     
  12. tuatara

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    BTW you can buy Rollback RX always cheaper under their other brand name EAZ FIX,
    however "Rollback will always get new updates/upgraded first" ,
    but i am not sure HOW much later their other brand will receive its updates and if that's a problem.

    BTW i purchased the spring sale version of Rollback RX with GOLD (yearly)

    Here is the EAZ FIX link:

    http://www.eazfixsoftware.com/buy_now.html

    This might be relevant for some:
    http://horizondatasys-forum.com/eaz-fix/371-difference-rollback-rx-eaz-fix.html
     
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    Having used both on a few PCs I do agree that RBRx is more flexible than SD in that you can recover files or an entire prior system-state (snapshot). Both RBRx and SD allow you to safely install an app for testing, but of the two only RBRx can do that if the app requires a restart in order to complete the installation.

    In SD's favor, it is much stronger than RBRx in containing malware! If a rootkit infects your system while in SD's Shadow Mode, simply restarting your PC discards it. On the other hand, some rootkits can penetrate RBRx's snapshots to where reverting to a snapshot taken prior to the time of infection wiil not rid the PC of the rootkit. :'(

    But I do agree with bgoodman re adding RBRx, it complements SD and vice-versa (I use both RBRx and SD at the same time). This RBRx Spring Sale is just too good of a deal to pass-up. :thumb:

    Scott
     
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    Use their facebook code of "HDSFAN2011" in the checkout process and now RBX is just a few dollars more than EAZ FIX. Might as well buy the real thing and always get new updates.
     
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    Hi Marc,

    In actual fact, both EAZ-FIX and Rollback Rx are the 'real thing'. EAZ Solution is the software OEM, serving institutions directly and licensing resellers, who are allowed to rebrand the software (some do, some don't). End-users obtain the software through EAZ's reseller channels and HDS, its #1 reseller, rebrands the software under the Rollback Rx name. ;)

    Scott
     
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    That would pay if an upgrade is due soon like V10. However if that's not the case, it looks like upgrades are far and in between.
     
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    Imho, I don't think we will see RBRx v10 until we see Win8 RTM.
     
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    Thanks. If I do try to use RbRx and SD together, since I am running SD now before buying RbRx, I should uninstall SD, install RbRx and then install SD into a snapshot. Is that correct and thanks.

    Gary
     
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    I know. I was referring to: "Rollback will always get new updates/upgraded first"
     
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    I didn't uninstall SD. When you install RB, SD is included in your base with everything else.
     
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    WIN 8 is due in early Fall, right?
     
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    and the cheque is in the mail :rolleyes: :D

    Given past experience any stated target is just as likely to be missed as hit,,,,maybe more likely to be missed but lets say 50/50 to keep it simple.
     
  23. Osaban

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    Hi Gary,
    It is an interesting question and probably both possibilities (install into a snapshot or leave it in the base installation) are viable.

    I've just installed Shadow Defender into a snapshot, and it works perfectly. I'm only going to use SD sporadically in very infected environments (e.g. third party USB flash drives), otherwise Sandboxie and Rollback are more than enough. I have the feeling that I've finally found the best combination of applications in terms of versatility and proactive security.
     
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    Not to get too far off topic... I've been using Windows 8 since the developer Preview last fall and am currently running under the Customer Preview issued recently. This is a very solid release... and very fast. Based on my personal experience, the beta period for this release will be short, and I really expect it to be in the RTM stage by end of summer.

    Now back to the Rollback discussion...
     
  25. Scott W

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    Osaban is correct - either way works (and works well)! ;)
     
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