Just need to reliably back up windows7/8 machine at the file level. Best software recommendations?

Just need to reliably back up windows7/8 machine at the file level.  Best software recommendations?
LVL 1
LB1234Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

num9Commented:
Probably best solution is Paragon Hard Disk Manager 12 Suite ($49.95) it is very simple to use and it is very realiable.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Nick RhodeIT DirectorCommented:
As for free utilities I like the the backups built right into windows 7 & 8

Otherwise these have been some good free utilities

Cobain: http://www.cobiansoft.com/index.htm

Paragon: http://www.paragon-software.com/home/br-free/
0
Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
At the file level, I recommend SyncBack from 2BrightSparks, which I've been using for many years:
http://www.2brightsparks.com/

It runs on both W7 and W8, both 32-bit and 64-bit. I started with their SE version and then moved to their Pro version. They also have a Free version. Here's a comparison table for all three versions:
http://www.2brightsparks.com/syncback/compare.html

All can mirror, synchronize, or backup (with versioning), all at the file level. I use it all day every day to backup to all forms of hard drives (internal and external), flash drives, and network attached storage. It utilizes the Windows Task Scheduler to schedule backups (of course, you may run them manually, too). It allows you (optionally) to specify the number of versions of a file to keep, which has saved me many times. The Free version may meet your needs, but even the SE and Pro versions are reasonably priced. This is extraordinarily good software...I would not be without it! Regards, Joe
0
teomcamCommented:
Acronis one of the leading option in this field.
http://www.acronis.com/homecomputing/trueimage-family/
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Windows 7

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.