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Backup Software - System Image

Hello Experts,

I have used Cobian, NTBackup and Paragon Software to implement backkups on Microsoft platforms.

Is there a freeware software similar to Paragon Software that can capture the image of the system?

Here are items that would be on my wishlist for the software:
1. Emails notificaton of completion of backup with status
2. WishList - makes a bare metal backup so you can put an HP backup on a Dell or vice versa..
3. Manages jobs easily so you can tell it to retain x copies for per the schedule.  For example, I like to perform daily backups and keep 7 copies, weekly backups and keep 4 copies, monthly backups and keep 3 copies, etc..

Windows Server 2008Windows 7Windows XPDell

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8/22/2022 - Mon

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tucktech--Except for the copies, does Windows 7 Backup and Restore not do what you want?  It comes with Win 7 and so is free.

I will check these choices and reply back.  Thanks

I think bacula and cobian are probrably the best to freeware solutions I see at this time.  Bacula states they do backup and restore system state for Active Directory.  Something I really would like versus using Cobian and NTBackup to make sure I get system state.
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