ShadowProtect Desktop Edition

ShadowProtect Desktop Edition

Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 17 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
3.4
File Size:
89.15MB
Date Added:
August 30, 2009
Price:
Free to try (30-day trial); $79.95 to buy
Operating Systems:
Windows 2000/Vista/XP Home Edition/XP Professional
Total Downloads:
14,996
Downloads Last Week:
36
Additional Requirements:
Not available

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  • All Versions:

    3.8

    out of 17 votes

    • 5 star: 9
    • 4 star: 3
    • 3 star: 1
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 3
  • Current Version:

    4.1

    out of 7 votes

    • 5 star: 4
    • 4 star: 2
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 1
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  • 2 stars

    "works great until it doesn't"

    November 17, 2012   |   By hammahamma

    Version: ShadowProtect Desktop Edition 4.2.7

    Pros

    Very good at building a nice archive that can be easily browsed from the machine that wrote it.

    Cons

    I've needed this software twice and both times it failed. The images wouldn't mount or the software wouldn't recognize the external drive. The online help did not cover either problem to the point that it could be solved. Storage craft only supports the program for 1 year. So by the time you need it there is no support unless you pay $50 per incident.

    Currently I have 4 years of archives that can only be read from the machine they were written from. If I download the current software to a new machine it will not mount those images. I'm somewhat confident that it can be made to work is the support fee is paid.

    Summary

    The program seems very sensitive to the machine, version, and operating system and restoring from scratch is less than smooth. Plan on paying for the $50 per incident support or choose another product.

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