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Anyone recommend a decent back-up program

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7y, 13h agoPosted 7 years, 13 hours ago
Hi all, I upgraded to AVG 9 the other week and yesterday i went on a weather site and AVG comes up saying there is a work worm and decides to install AVG malware, even though i said no to the install it did it and then my PC was knackered. Already had malware bytes which i normally use. Anyway the long and short of it is my PC got screwed.
I had backed up a few days ago luckily (or so i thought) using Trueimage. When i tried to restore it got half way through and said the backup was corrupted. and crashed the whole pc. I then reloaded windows and tried an older backup.....said the same thing. So after a wasted 3 hours I just had to reload xp and all my programs....another 5 hours....and lost a lot of info.
So could anyone recommend a decent preferably easy to use back up program??

p.s. gone back to AVG 8.5 which i never had any problems with. Looks like V9 is more trouble than its worth just like norton!
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7y, 13h agoPosted 7 years, 13 hours ago
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#1
Norton Ghost.
#2
Are you sure it was the program and not your backup medium failing or something else?
#3
happend to me before 3 times in the same day kept backing up and bang corruped so lost lost of info too grrr
#4
Thanks, got norton ghost, now to work out how to do the recovery disc!. Sure it wasn't the back up medium (external hard drive), as tried restore off a disc and did the same thing.
#5
Clonezilla is great (and free)

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