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Old 29. Oct 2018, 11:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Cobian Backup for disk imaging

Anyone who knows about this software please share what you know.

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Old 30. Oct 2018, 12:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The all important question is: Why?

A regurgitation of everything I know is so pointless without any understanding of what is relevant.
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Old 30. Oct 2018, 04:28 AM   #3 (permalink)
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The all important question is: Why?

A regurgitation of everything I know is so pointless without any understanding of what is relevant.
Yes, I should have made a better post than I did I came across this on the internet and considered using it. What I am looking for here in the forum is opinions from those who have used it, or what they heard about it from others who used it or from any other source, to help me decide for or against it.
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Old 30. Oct 2018, 05:34 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Cobian Backup hasn't been updated in almost 6 years.

The first two on this list are popular.
https://www.techsupportalert.com/bes...g-software.htm
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Old 30. Oct 2018, 09:31 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I have used this for more years than I can remember (since back before windows 7 at least and I am on the latest windows 10 now) and it has been just about the most reliable piece of software ever. Every day at about 2350 I get it to back up all the half dozen or so files on my desktop PC that may have possibly changed during the day. It takes just about 2 or 3 minutes and has always been perfect. I use other software for full backup/imaging and so on but Cobian would be my choice for simple backups. No ads or other intrusive things and takes very few resources. Easy to configure. I can't recommend it enough.
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What jim says sounds good. Cobain Backup also has a good reputation under the orginal developer Cobain. But it is some concern that Cobain Backup was sold in 2014 yet the website has not been updated except to say the new owner plans to update it sometime.

Anyway, the forum has not worked for five years. Lack of new development shouldn't affect how it runs now lack of support could affect you if something doesn't work right.
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Old 01. Nov 2018, 04:25 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Thanks to all of you for helping
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