Which apps are the best when it comes to backing up and restoring a machine running Microsoft Windows. Preferably they should have functionary like snapshot in Vmware or something else for backing up and restoring really quickly.
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There is Acronis
- Compatible with Windows.
- Good compression.
- Working priority.
- Disk or folder based backup.
- Fast incrementals.
- Burnable recovery software.
- Compatible with VM's.
The disk based option makes a clone of the drive. Cons:
- Not free.
- Initial backups may take long.
I don't know any prices because of the different licences available. There is also an option to store backups in the cloud which I haven't used.