Backup Data to External Drives
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Backup to external hard drive is the option among the most reliable ways to protect data against a data loss incident. An external hard drive potentially has a lower risk of system failure. And with all the diversity of available HD capacities, connection type, and transfer standards, one can always choose the most personally comfortable external hard drive backup terms.
Version 7.4.5, built on November 19, 2013
22.8 MB, 32-bit (above) or 28.9 MB, 64-bit version
A comfortable backup is an automatic thing by definition. Set your backups to an external hard drive to happen regularly, according to a time or system event schedule. Set it and forget it (as the backup as a Windows service gently happens).
The military-grade security which works for online banking and e-commerce now protects your backup to external hard drives against unauthorized access.
Backup to external hard drives might be bulky. To save external hard drive space and keep there more data, there is compression.
Speaking of diversity, whether you use Western Digital, Toshiba or some other companys device featuring 250 GB or 3 TB of disk space (which is USB 3.0 or even wireless), Handy Backup is there for you as the reliable external backup software. The software uses standard Windows drivers, so there is no a shade of problem to deliver backups to USB (including backup to Flash drives and FireWire backup), eSATA, etc.
Version 7.4.5, built on November 19, 2013. 22.8 MB, 32-bit (above) or 28.9 MB, 64-bit versionBackup Software from Novosoft LLC. 39 USD per license.
The simplest edition of the utility that allows backing up files to external drives is called Home Standard. To perform more advanced type of backup, HDD image backup (also known as drive snapshot) you need the Professional edition.
Regarding the matter of file backup to external hard drives, Handy Backup is all about the comfort of choice. If you are into backing up standard data, like your documents, images, or videos, there are backup presets to accomplish the task in a few clicks. Just remember that standard data practically means lots of data types (Desktop backup, Outlook backup, and much more; check the backup plug-ins).
If you choose storing some specific files, there is a flexible file filtering, search, and selection system. The notable feature of the whole backup thing is that there is an option for automatic backup to external hard drives (check out the Scheduling below).
Handy Backup respects your right to wish as much data for external backup as you like. Besides keeping backup copies of files on an external hard drive, the program also helps you to store your entire computer. Which means you can save disk partitions, an entire hard drive, and the whole bunch of settings.
When it comes to computer backup to external hard drives, one should remember that there are types of computer data which cannot be copied with ordinary file-based system queries (translating the geek talk into normal peoples language: you cant back up a computer via plain copy-paste). The low-level disk copying is required in that case.
The computer backup functionality is delivered by the image backup plug-in that is incorporated in Professional and Server editions and can be easily attached to Home Standard. Thus, the featured software is there for you to help with backup to external hard drive which will store the operating system, boot records, applications. Save and keep accessible for easy restore (the super useful feature when setting identical systems to multiple computers).
Statistics says every third user of our software who exploits the software for backup to external hard drives heartily recommends the utility to friends and even co-workers. Want to check if the rule works for you? Gather Handy Backup experience right away, download now!
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Backup Compression - save space of an external hard drive as you store backups to it
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