GFI BackUp is a free, easy-to-use and complete solution, designed for secure backups of all your important documents, pictures, and more. Suitable for beginners and experienced users alike, this tool allows you to back up all your documents, photos, music, emails and programs, via a simple but smart wizard-driven interface.
Reviewing 2011 Build 20110524 (Feb 28, 2012)
The build you see here (20110524) has been replaced by 20120112. The latest release does not recognize CD/DVD drives as a destination. The option is ghosted. According to users of prior Revs this is a new bug with the latest release. It is still great for backing up to USB, NAS or across the LAN but... Until they fix this bug it gets 2 stars.
Reviewing 2009 (Oct 28, 2009)
Works OK on XP x86. Very poor performance and random job failures on Vista X86, x64, and Win 7 x86. GFI claims they know and are working to fix, but its been a problem since at least July, 2009 when I began testing. Ho hum!
Reviewing 2009 (Jul 30, 2009)
You need to register to get this download which is annoying but the result:
o Professional onsite demonstration of features.
o Software installation scary quote 'RIGHT TO "CALL HOME": OPT-OUT The Product will automatically contact GFI Software if and when any of the following events occur: (i) the Product is successfully installed by you; (ii)you fail to install the Product successfully; (iii)the Product has been successfully configured; ' etc
o Verdict is not out on this yet. Here is a url you can use to get around the download registration: http://www.softpedia.com...on-Download-129022.html
Reviewing 2009 (Jul 2, 2009)
Tried to install on XP Pro 64-bit...get error...Windows Server Editions not supported.
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