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Best IBM Backup Program
11-23-2014, 04:40 PM (This post was last modified: 01-29-2015 12:05 AM by Katie Wasserman.)
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(11-23-2014 12:46 PM)Bill (Smithville NJ) Wrote:  A backup or image is NEVER complete without doing a test restore. Even if it means purchasing a new hard drive or using a second machine just for the purpose of doing the test restore.

I completely agree with this. As much as I trust Acronis I would never restore to my only hard drive without having a known good image. The very first thing I do after configuring a new machine is to use a 2'nd main hard drive, backup and restore the image to it then boot from it and verify it's perfect. Then store the original drive in a fireproof box on site. It's both fast and cheap to do this and gives complete peace of mind that you can be back up in minutes if you main drive ever fails and back up in a day if your motherboard fails (you can always find the same PC you have -- often refurbished -- for next day delivery from any of a zillion on-line stores).

I'm nuts about backups.


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Best IBM Backup Program - John W Kercheval - 11-21-2014, 11:48 AM
RE: Best IBM Backup Program - Sylvain Cote - 11-21-2014, 12:27 PM
RE: Best IBM Backup Program - Mark Hardman - 11-21-2014, 08:30 PM
RE: Best IBM Backup Program - David Hayden - 01-27-2015, 11:20 PM
RE: Best IBM Backup Program - Mark Hardman - 11-22-2014, 04:20 PM
RE: Best IBM Backup Program - Katie Wasserman - 11-23-2014 04:40 PM
RE: Best IBM Backup Program - BobVA - 01-28-2015, 09:37 PM

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