Let's see if I have this right: First, you can't understand why I have multiple imaging programs installed. Later, you wrote there's nothing wrong with using a second backup imaging program and recommend it to your friends. Any program or device can fail, no matter how reliable it was in the past. I've never had a complete hard drive failure but I recognize it's a common event so I prepare for it. Under the assertion you originally advanced, I shouldn't need any backup imaging program since I have FD-ISR installed and there's a procedure I can follow (which I recently described in another thread) using FD-ISR to restore my system after a primary hard drive failure. Once, after trialing two different defragmentation programs, I experienced a catastrophic FD-ISR failure; FD-ISR wouldn't function after rebooting and it was impossible to uninstall. Paragon was no help since I'd just updated my Paragon backup images and they contained whatever error caused FD-ISR to fail. The only thing that saved my bacon was a single ATI image made days earlier. That event emphasized to me that any program can fail and the need for more hard drive space to store additional backup images. As I already explained, I received free licenses for half of my backup imaging programs so why not use them so long as there are no conflicts? Some of the redundant backup programs I use (or used) have limitations. If I should ever have to reformat my PCs, I'll lose the full versions of Macrium Reflect because I received the licenses from giveawayoftheday.com. For DiscWizard to work, there must be a Seagate hard drive installed or connected to the PC. So it would only function on my Vista PC when I connected a Seagate external drive to it, even if the image I wanted to restore was located on my second internal drive. One of the advantages of an external drive is the ability to store it at a different location so your backups are protected in case your PC is stolen or destroyed. But if my Seagate drive wasn't handy or it failed then I wouldn't have been able to use DiscWizard. That, along with the ability to make scheduled backups, is why I eventually purchased ATI v2009. I have multiple programs of various types (CD/DVD burning, secure file erasing, tuneup utilities, digital image editing, etc.) on my PCs which you might not approve of. Some perform similar tasks as other programs and some have specific features I like. While several of my programs are redundant and aren't essential, I configure my PCs to suit myself, not pandlouk. I agree with bgoodman4 on this.