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Old 09-20-05, 06:03 PM
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Drive imaging software.

What are your picks and favorites?

I'm considering Drive Snapshot.

Why do you use or not use drive imaging software?

I'll be using this for a home pc.
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Old 09-20-05, 06:22 PM
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I have not used the one you posted, but Ghost is good
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Old 09-20-05, 10:25 PM
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I have been using Ghost for a few months now. A great little program considering I got it for free after rebate. I was having alot of problems with my wifes computer always getting screwed up and I thought I could image a working copy of her c drive and when it screwed up again I could easily fix it. Well, since installing ghost, her computer has not had any problems.........weird.
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Old 09-21-05, 08:14 AM
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I've used Ghost 2003 with no problems. Ghost 2005 seems to work fine as well, though it actually runs in Windows while you're logged on, which gives me a little hesitation.

I also want to try Acronis True Image as mentioned above, since I've read that it's better than Ghost.
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Old 09-22-05, 10:39 AM
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I've used Powerquest DriveImage (now owned by Symantec) ie: Norton Ghost.

Haven't tried Acronis but i've heard of 'em.
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Old 09-22-05, 04:27 PM
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Originally Posted by 4KRG
I have not used the one you posted, but Ghost is good
I too use Acronis (on multiple systems in our buisiness & at home) and I've been quite happy with it. I've used Ghost in the past and must give the upper hand to acronis.

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Old 09-22-05, 06:43 PM
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Your linux install should have a command line tool called "dd" that can make image copies of disks to other disks or to files. Not as easy to use, though.
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Acronis is a fantastic program
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