Posted 17 February 2010 - 01:59 PM
Posted 17 February 2010 - 02:54 PM
There are some paid and free programs that I really like for backups and images. My favorite is Genie Soft Backup Manager. It makes things nice, easy and automatic. I have two jobs that I run, one for my Image that runs every couple months and another that takes care of my daily backup. That way if I have a HDD failure, I just load the image from the secondary drive and restore my data that changes on a daily basis. You can be back up and running in no time at all.
They also have a new program called Genie TimeLine, but I haven't used it yet, nor have I gotten a chance to read their documentation.
There is another program that seems pretty popular for images, called DriveImage XML.
A couple things to note about images. Before creating one, be sure that your PC is functioning properly, clear all temp files and run a scan with your anti-virus program to ensure you are imaging a clean PC.
As for backup storage, you might want to look into picking up a NAS. That will make your life much easier. You'll be able to back each PC up to the NAS device, which sits on your network. It's basically a big networked HDD. There is no need to partition the drive, you can just dump each image / backup set into a different folder corresponding to the 3 different PC's.
Edited by Spyderturbo007, 17 February 2010 - 02:58 PM.
Posted 18 February 2010 - 06:59 AM
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