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Hello everybody,

 

 

I´ve got a question concerning system backup of a dual-boot system.

 

Currently I´ve got WIN 8.1 home (64bit) installed on my computer. I´m thinking of changing that to a dual-boot system (WIN 8.1 + Ubuntu) on the same disk (HD). On different partitions of course.

 

Now I´m looking for a backup programme capable of creating system backups in such a way that my two operating systems would be saved and could easily be restored to the original state of my disk (WIN 8.1 + Ubuntu).

Plus that backup programme should be freeware if possible.

 

I found Paragon Backup & Recovery 14 Free Edition and supported File Systems are:

 

NTFS (v1.2, v3.0, v3.1)
FAT16
FAT32
Linux Ext2FS
Linux Ext3FS
Linux Ext4FS
Linux Swap
Limited read/write access to Apple HFS+ partitions
Other file systems (in the sector-by-sector mode)

 

Link: http://www.paragon-software.com/home/br-free/requirements.html

 

My question now is: would that be the right programme for my purposes or does anyone know a backup programme that meets my demands?

 

In the meantime I also found an article "Freeware to Backup Windows 7 and Ubuntu Dual Boot System" which promotes Aomei Bachupper Free. There´s also a reference to WIN 8.1 + Ubuntu.

Link: http://www.backup-utility.com/res/backup-windows-7-ubuntu-dual-boot-system-4348.html

 

Thanks a lot in advance.

 

Rosika  :)

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Hi Rosika. :)

You have found two good programs.

I can only suggest you other (free) softwares, but I don't know if they'll fit your needs:

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Hi Xilo,

 

so nice to hear from you again. I hope you´re well and everything is fine for you.

 

Thanks for your reply and thanks also for the links you provided.

I´m going to look into them and hopefully there will be backup programmes suitable for my purposes amongst them.

 

 

I wish you a happy new year with much success and of course health.

 

Greetings

Rosika  :)

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