Reply to post: Re: Good. Now all we need in Windows NTBackup ported to Windows 7

Tape lives! The tape archive bit bucket is becoming bottomless

Paul 129
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Re: Good. Now all we need in Windows NTBackup ported to Windows 7

Unless you like to roll your own scripts using vshadow.exe (Did this for use with rsync. Yeah I'm a glutton for punishment) Microsoft still threatens to pull the VSS service, but its the only thing that lets you backup files in use, registry hives etc, ending up with a complete backup vs Documents (If your lucky)

The best option for most, is to subscribe for a license to Archronis. Uses VSS, and can provide cloud options if you want, but the local backup is the go.

(Disclaimer: I hate subscription models. I think Archronis is what ntbackup should have been, but it could be more versatile. I think its about double the price of AV but IMHO Its the only option)

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