Macrium Reflect Free

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    "Product totally misrepresented!"

    October 2, 2012  |   By warriorprincess24


    don't know. Uninstalled it!


    Free version does not backup files. Just uninstalled it. Product misrepresented!


    looking for backup to networked external hard drive. Just need to back up specific files incl Outlook. Free version does not do simple backup/file backup. Product totally misrepresented. Uninstalled it.

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  • Reply by DuaneS1967 on November 5, 2012

    Just a comment - I've been using the Free version since 2009. It is really designed to make image backups as opposed to a simple file backup. Even with the Free version, it is very easy to double click on the backup and browse (and restore) individual files within a backup image.

    For what it's worth... If you just need to periodically backup your mail post file, I think I would just make a small batch file and run it using the Windows task scheduler. You really don't even need a backup program to do that.

  • Reply by jkwalker111 on October 23, 2012

    This isn't a simple file backup program. It's a disk imaging program that takes snapshots of your whole system. For backing up individual files I recommend Cobian.

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