Are ya' feeling lucky today, pilgrim? Well, are ya'? Then ignore this page and move on to the next. But if any of the "stuff" you've got on your computer is stuff you wouldn't want to lose, these programs will help keep it safe.

The main difference between backups and disk imaging is that imaging takes a snapshot of the entire drive, allowing you to restore everything at once: operating system, applications, and data.

Windows 7 actually has a very nice built-in backup that will create system images as well as regular data backups.


Comodo Backup - Works on all platforms including Windows servers

Macrium Reflect - Disk imaging & cloning; creates rescue boot CD

EaseUS Todo Backup - Full system backup & recovery; disk & partition cloning

BackUp Maker - Very flexible; can save different versions

Genie Timeline - Backs up open & locked files; saves different versions

Outlook Backup - Backs up Outlook .pst files. For 2010+ need to run MS Fix it here.

Outlook Backup