As the title says I think I now have a perfect set of tools for the safe backup and recovery of all my data, programmes, applications and OS. 1. True Image 10 2. True Image 11 3. VistaPE disk and Mustangs invaluable Acronis plugins 4. Vlite disk - if you don't have a Vista installation DVD With this little armoury I can do fast backups and equally fast recoveries. 99% of the time the recoveries work perfectly, however, I have had an occasional glitch with the dual Vista Ubuntu MBR being corrupted - this is where the Vlite disk is handy for repairing Windows startup. I know it's dangerous to get blase about these things but I'm sure if others followed my example then they would sleep a lot easier at night.