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Paragon 2011 Free Now Takes Too Long to Backup

Q: Paragon 2011 Free Now Takes Too Long to Backup

Hi Everyone,

I have Paragon's Free 2011 Backup program, and also Seagate's free DiscWizard program. Both have always worked reasonably well for me, requiring only about 5 or 6 minutes to do a disc image of my Patriot Inferno 60 GB SSD drive (only around 25 GBs of data) to a Samsung 1TB drive running in an external enclosure, fed by eSATA.

But ... since June 1, 2011 the backups have been excruciatingly SLOW to run. In fact, my usual 5 minute run is now around 2 hours and 20 minutes!!!

Has anyone else run into this strange behaviour lately? I thought it might have been a Windows 7 Update that messed something up, so I uninstalled the only updates that have arrived since June 1 (a few MS Visual C 2005 updates) but this has not made any difference.

Any help is much appreciated.

A: Paragon 2011 Free Now Takes Too Long to Backup

Since I posted this message, I have done a fresh backup with EaseUS Todo Backup 2.5.1 Free and also did a restore using the Linux boot disc. It worked PERFECTLY!

It took about 25 minutes to backup, which is slow in my opinion (though much faster than Paragon or Seagate lately), and only 11 minutes and 13 seconds to restore. This program also lets you schedule your backups, which is exactly what I wanted. So, until I can get some accurate feedback on why Paragon and Seagate have freaked out on me, I will be using this free EaseUS Todo program.

PS Win 7 did a complete image backup with its own Backup and Restore program tonight at 4 am. This consumed all of 10 minutes from beginning to end, and created an image file 21.6 GB in size. Thus it is clear that the only image backup programs that are running truly slow are the Paragon and Seagate versions. The EaseUS Todo program took around 25 minutes, and is probably slow as well, but not 2 1/2 to 3 hours slow like the former two!

Does anyone else have an SSD with about 23 gigs on it, which they are using Todo to image? How long does it take for you?

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Hi all
This might not be an issue for you - especially as it looks like a great FREE program but the amount of backups and restores I do I need it to work FAST.

Laptop - W7 X-64 partition (the OS not my data) 50 GB approx 27 GB used.

Paragon backup time 58 Mins
Acronis True Image 14 Mins

Both run at Max compression.

Although I have to PAY for acronis for me the vastly superior speed its worth it.

Don't get me wrong Paragon Backup seems fine if you can afford the time - and it also gives you a bootable "bare Metal" recovery.

Some of the "RAW" options might be interesting but I can't say I've ever needed or used this type of process.

Up to you -- Good software but seems a tad too slow compared with the commercial competition.

However - in any case please guys ALWAYS BACKUP YOUR SYSTEM (and data - inc music collections etc).

Cheers
jimbo

A:Paragon Free Backup (V10) - takes too long

I can only confirm your experience. I have tried Paragon products a number of times on different operating systems and they always been extremely slow. It finally came to the point that I made a promise to myself never to install a Paragon product again. I am now a happy Acronis user.

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Hello,
I have used Paragon Free version for Windows 8 once before. Don't recall anything special... I am using the USB to my WD External drive. It took over 6 hours, and I don't know how much longer, as I went to sleep, to backup 26GB.
Is this normal? The drive is used on other computers with Paragon and Macrium and W7.
Thanks for any insight!
Glenn

A:Extremely long backup times w/ Paragon Free for W8

I don't do backups. I only do system images so I can't say for sure; however, it also depends greatly on the hardware speeds involved so let me give you an example of a how long it takes for me to create a system image on two different rigs and you can decide for yourself:

Rig1: creating a 17-18Gb image:
Using SATA III SSD to SATA II SSD, create System Image process takes about 5 minutes using inherent Win 7 imaging.

Rig2: creating a 16-17GB image:
Using SATA II SSD to SATA II hard drive, create System Image process takes 8-9 minutes using Macrium Reflect Free.

Now, you have to evaluate your own hardware and the best way to do that is compare my apples to your apples otherwise you can wait for someone else to respond that does true backups. Good luck.

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Info:

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A:Paragon Backup & Recovery 10 and System Backup 9.5 Free till 7/12

Good find, Thanks Bill.

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Just released the best FREE backup app. ever.

This deserves a new thread - with so many now installing a new o/s and/or dual booting, there is an even greater need for reliable backup solution.

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Does Paragon Backup & Recover 10 Free run any processes in the background? Acronis runs 4 or 5 (a couple schedulers, an image mounter, something else). They use very little resources but they're there and I prefer to keep things as lean as possible.
Thanks.
Tom

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Hi!

I just found the new release of free backup software from Paragon.. it might be one to test, although I'm guessing it doesn't have much in the way of features.. did anyone know anything about this software?

Below what Paragon says about it -

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Until 4th may - d/l and get your free license before then.

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What you get here is Version 10.

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I found a posting on another forum and it worked. Paragon Drive Backup 8 available free for a while. This is the replacement for their Exact Image 7 program and it creates images similar to Ghost and Acronis.

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A:Paragon Drive Backup available free for a while

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Until 4th may - d/l and get your free license before then.

This is called 9.5 Pro - Paragon are now reducing the edition number by 0.5 on their special giveaways.

What you get here is Version 10.

It includes the P2P Adjust o/s module to make o/s bootable on different hardware , worth getting for that alone.


Huge 300mb download includes 32 and 64 bit installers , plus self burning boot disc.

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March 17, 2010
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Hardly know where to begin. I used Paragon Drive Backup 9.5 Free, started it up and let it backup my windows 7 with all my installed apps on it. Something went wrong or else I did something wrong. Now, I only have the drive this software created and my C: drive with windows 7 on it is apparently gone!! Can't find it anywhere and not even a sign of it. Am stuck with the backup made by Paragon. Now my drive C: is this *&&^# Paragon backup and only 160GB free out of 193GB. Where has my 500GB Hitachi HD gone. Oh I know it is still in my computer but it does not show in the Computer icon on my desktop. What confounds this even more is I only had an Acronis Home 11 image file saved on an external HD that is a March image. Afraid I know what you may say about this---nothing to do but re-install. I surely hope someone has a better plan than that. As usual, TIA.
BTW, after the fact but I now learn that my version of Acronis does not support Windows 7. I am using an ISO CD I burned some time ago and that is the way I accessed my Acronis backups on the the external HD. Help--please. That ISO CD may just let me continue using the Acronis version I now have and until I can buy the 2010 version.
 

A:Solved: Paragon Drive Backup 9.5 Free

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Just register and submit.

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This is great piece of Backup software - fully featured and selling for $39 normally. I have been using Paragon products for a while - they are excellent.

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See comments below article at gizmo's, some are having problems installing, so I don't know if I'll install right away or wait. This link in comments explains about service length and updates.

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Found this while searching for utilities. Paragon has 49 days left on it's Backup and Recovery package. It has the backup and restore functions as well as a file transfer utility which showed all my devices right off and ready to move files around. I believe it also supports NAS. It has the rescue kit as part of the package. It will make a Linux or WinPE recovery media.

https://www.paragon-software.com/home/brh/download.html

Also there is a Recovery Kit available as a standalone package. It builds the media and has a backup and restore and other functions on the media.

https://www.paragon-software.com/home/rk-free/

I built a recovery WinPE with the in 64bit mode for EFI and it did boot in secure mode from a usb. For some newer computers, if you have no backup solution, this is one to try.
 

A:Free Paragon Backup And Recovery & Recovery Kit

Thanks Imandy Mann for sharing with MajorGeeks - earlier today, I also found this gem.
I have been using Paragon software for 10 years and all the programs are truly professional.

For those who are interested, Paragon offers numerous free programs.
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I have a paid for version of Acronis 2011 True Image, a paid for version of Paragon Partition Manager? 11 SE Personal, but only the trial version of the Hard Disk Manager, and it's the 2009 version.

Two questions :-

Will the backups made with the 2009 suite be readable if I buy the upgrade to Paragon Hard Disk Manager 2011 Suite.

Secondly, I have seen on a Win7 video tutorial, that you can do a bare metal backup of the OS using Paragon Hard Disk Manager 2011 Suite, with Winpe 3.0, is this possible on Vista?

A:Paragon Hard Disk Manager 2011 Suite

It seems possible on Vista to do the bare metal back ups
Workstation-only Options : 6 Bare Metal Backup and Recovery Options
Although Paragon is not mentioned here, it would be much the same

Based upon this detail analyis of the procedure, I see no reason why it cannot be done. That being said,I do not know of anyone that has actually done it.
http://windows7forums.com/blogs/mike...ery-video.html

Found this great article comparing the different software
http://www.top-windows-tutorials.com...tml#contenders

The usual practice of software manufacturer is to make a newer version, fully compatible with the older version; but not always the other way around.

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Paragon Drive Backup 8.51 Personal Edition

I have a old backup made in XP on a stationary computer. Now im restoring it on my laptop with Vista on the D: drive. It started after the reeboot and have now been running for more than 20 hours - and still running. The backupfile was about 50GB. How long time will it take to restore????

I have seen severel pictures, movies, documents and temp. internetfiles running, but that was hours ago. My labtop have 3GB RAM, 2,000 HZ and there was about 73GB avalible on the D: drive.
There is no progress at all in the timelines for either Suboperation, Run schript or Overall progress.

A:Paragon - long time to restore

That is a fairly old program .

Depending on the speed of your pc - 50gb would could take up to 90 mins. to restore with the modern Paragon apps.

Is the partition you are restoring to smaller than the original ?

You might try stopping the restore.

Run checkdisk on the drive.

See if all the data has been restored - it may be - perhaps Paragon is hanging on a bad sector.

Otherwise , try the Paragon Backup & Recovery 10 Free Edition

It is compatible with prior arc folders.

Try verifying the arc - and / or restoring it with B&R 10.

B&R10 also lets you restore individual files and folders from the same restore wizard - if you already have most of them restored - try getting the last few with that.

If you need to start the entire restore process again - try using the B&R10 boot disc.

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Now that I have downloaded Paragon Backup and completed backup to My Books external hard drive I am stuck on stupid again.
When going to My Books EH and clicking on a specific file, in fact all files, it goes to Windows Cannot open this file and gives me two choices to use the web to find program to open or use a program listed on my computer to find the correct program to open it.
What is your recommendation?
I have previously down a backup from Vista Home Premium tp My Books EH and don't have any problem opening and viewing these back up files. What am I doing wrong?
Thanks for getting me this far.....just a few more posts and I will be there!

A:Paragon Backup ?

You have to access the files through Paragon Backup. I haven't installed that yet, so don't know if you can select individual files to restore, but the help files for PB should help you there. There should also be an option to create a recovery disk of some kind.

Gary

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Hi... just a Q: I'm looking and my Paragon backup screen and am hesitating, and not sure if what I'm looking at is the route I should go? Here's what I see:
Backup Scenarios: Backing up a hard disk or partition to external media (CD/DVD)

Would this be sufficient?

A:Backup with Paragon 10.1

Exactly what are you trying to do? Sufficient for what?

Ed

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Free on GAOTD today.

A lot of useful tools including partition undelete ( works very well), password blanker, File Transfer Wizard.

Those all seem to work on Vista and 7.

There is also a Registry Editor and bcd corrector. These two only seem to work on Vista - but will do no harm to 7 - it just doesn't get recognised.

It is an .iso that burne itself to cd.

Definitely worth getting for disaster recovery.
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A:Free paragon rescue kit 8.5

No takers?

That's a surprise - it's a usefull bit of software.

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Free on GAOTD today.

A lot of useful tools including partition undelete ( works very well), password blanker, File Transfer Wizard.

Those all seem to work on Vista and 7.

There is also a Registry Editor and bcd corrector. These two only seem to work on Vista - but will do no harm to 7 - it just doesn't get recognised.

It is an .iso that burns itself to cd.

Definitely worth getting for disaster recovery.

http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/paragon-rescue-kit-8-5/

A:Free paragon rescue kit 8.5 pro

thanks again SIW2 - you do like your paragon software, don't you?

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License software - free backup, partition freeware, data recovery

A:FREE from Paragon Until July 12

Great catch! richc46

Now with that along with the Acronis True Image(for WD drives free version) along with the full retail version of the same I can make some comparisons. The initial backup using the custom option of selecting the host drive and where to store the image was started following the installation and system restart required.

Note it will immediately ask for a super large external drive when first starting it up to back up all internal drives installed in one super large backup. Simply close that out for selecting one or more drives depending on how many you have by leaving them checked off and unchecking any not to be included.

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A few days before my computer had a bad crash I had backed up my HD using the above programe,
I have now restored the backup to my HD, but am unable to open the files, they are called "arc files". Does anyone know how I can open them.
Unable to ask Paragon as their site refuses to recognise my email address and password.
Thanks.
 

A:Paragon Drive Backup 9

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I backed up a full image onto an external USB HD using Paragon's Backup & Recovery 10 Free Edition. If my W 7 system refuses to boot how do I access the backup so that I can restore the system from the image? Paragon's utility does not seem to provide a mechanism to boot up with.Thanks.

A:Restoring from Paragon's backup?

I think Paragon offers creating Bootable Recovery CD/DVD or USB flash drive
So create it.

And when your system fails you can just boot from that CD and recover your PC.

EDIT: It`s called Recovery Media Builder!

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This morning I have being practising with Paragon Backup and Recovery 2010 and I'm very pleased with it, you can burn a recovery bootable CD that works out side your OS to reinstall your complete OS from a backup archive. Paragon Backup and Recovery 2010 can also test your backup archive for integrity. I am looking forward to using this software on my new external hard drive after I have formatted it to NTFS.

Big thank you to Dinesh who put me on to Paragon

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I've been having issues lately running Paragon Backup to make a copy of my C: drive

Here is a pic of what is happening, anyone have any ideas?

A:Getting error when trying to run Paragon Backup

Try to backup with the Paragon Recovery Media (either WinPE or Linux based) and report results.

You may work out other possible solutions later.

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I was trying to run Paragon backup the other day to back up my OS like I've done many times with it before. Now all of a sudden I'm getting this error message:



Any help is greatly appreciated.

Thanks.

A:Getting an error when trying to run Paragon Backup, please help.

I had that happen to me. I discovered it usually meant your hard drive has bad blocks. I fixed it by running Seagates Seatools on my HDD. The windows disk check did not see the problem. Seatools found and corrected the error. Barring that, try Paragons own Hot Processing method.

Open Paragon, On top menu Tools> Settings> Hot Processing Options> Click Enable Hot Processing> Switch form Microsoft Volume Shadow Service to Paragon Hot Processing> Click Use Hot Processing only when partition is locked> Ok your way out

Try a backup that way. It will work just the same, and restore fine if needed. As I say, if you want to correct the original problem, you can try chkdsk , but it didn't find anything for me, whereas the Seatools disc did. Also make sure the Volume Shadow Copy service is set to automatic.

A Guy

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I need to restore my system & have the Paragon backup on my media HDD.

Its a 32.2g file & my largest memory stick is 16g

I dont have any DVD's to burn anything to...

I'd really like to do it via the HDD if possible.

Thanks.

A:Is it possible to restore a Paragon backup when its on a HDD?

What version of Paragon are you using?

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This puzzles me. I just did a backup of my HD with Paragon. Now here is my question.
What good is it if the computer is completely hosed and won't even boot up?
What am I missing here? I am thinking that when the Exterior hd is plugged in
I will be able to use Paragon to do a restore.
 

A:Solved: Paragon backup

Well I will reply to my own post. I found the following but don't know what the h**l it means.
Anyone care to explain this?

In the event of an unbootable system, Drive Backup includes an advanced recovery CD to boot from and access backup images locally or via the network.

Never mind. I found out how to do it in the help file where I should have went in the first place.
 

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Paragon Net Burner-2-0 is a unique utility to ?share? a CD/DVD/BD burner over the network and remotely make a CD/DVD/BD recordable device available for use by other networked computers. It gives users the ability to record CDs/DVDs/BDs without having a local burner device. This solution is extremely helpful for notebook users without CD/DVD/BD burning devices onboard.

Easy-to-use even for inexperienced users.
User-friendly wizards will help you to mount (or remove) a remote optical drive in only a few clicks. Access the mounted drives no differently than your local devices.

Extremely useful for notebooks without optical drive.
Paragon Net Burner is a great solution for notebook users who have no optical drive onboard (subnotebooks, netbooks, ultraportable laptops). Mount a CD/DVD/BD drive located on another machine in your local network and grab, record or master CDs/DVDs/BDs without having these devices locally. Net Burner is must-have for home users who have both subnotebook(s) and PCs ? now you can forget about tiresome transferring of files from one PC to another to burn them. With Net Burner, if you take your subnotebook on a business trip, you can burn CD/DVD/BD discs using another PC.

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Thanks for the info Martee.

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Go here and download a free Paragon Defrag program. Paragon makes good software and I suspect this one will be good alsoSorry but it is only 32bit; NOT 64bit and you gotta install the freebie within the next 9-10 hours.

http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/par...:+giveawayoftheday/feed+(Giveaway+of+the+Day)
 

A:Free paragon defrag software

"Auslogics" provides a free good one.

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Paragon Drive Backup Professional - Free Trial Version

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Giveaway of the Day has Paragon Migrate OS to SSD 3.0 Special Edition

Free : Giveaway of the Day - free licensed software daily. Paragon Migrate OS to SSD 3.0 Special Edition (English) - Paragon Migrate OS to SSD 3.0 is the easiest OS migration to new Solid State Drives!

A:Free Today - Paragon Migrate OS to SSD 3.0

You have to register on the site in order to get an activation code -- and then, when you install this FREE version, you will not get any future upgrades -- says so when you scroll down the online page for the download.

The paid version (for $20) is a much better deal.

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Giveaway of the Day - Partition Manager 10.0 Personal

Special offer for GAOTD users ? Partitioning for Windows 7 and 64-bit version support! We want to thank you for downloading our software and for giving us your comments and helpful suggestions. Giving feedback is essential for us to provide you with the best software utilities possible. As a result, now Paragon is happy to offer something that you?ve been asking for ? our Partition Manager 10.0 Personal with support for the latest Operating Systems.



Full story and free download. Valid until 12PM today 30-Sep-09 US Pacific Time (tomorrow 8AM UTC).

Kari

A:For free: Paragon Partition Manager 10.0!

Thanks Kari! I just grabbed this!!

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Hello:

I have been testing Paragon free and it looks promising. However, a lot of people like me are experiencing problems using the recovery CD Linux based that it is created with the free version of Paragon. It is basically unusable.

Does any one know how to build your bootable CD using WINPE or Linux?
I understand that WINPE is not free and you need to build it from your own windows environment. However, I know people build their own with many different applications. Does anyone have instructions how to do this with WinPe or Linux.

I can buy the paid version and do it. I just want to customize the recovery CD and I am only planning to use Paragon for one function.


thanks

A:Recovery CD for paragon free, win or linux

WinPE stands for Windows PreExecution Environment and is part of downloadable Win 7 software, the WAIK (Windows Automated Installation Kit).

For much, much more info on customizing winPE and related topics. I recommend Reboot.Pro: I also recommend that you sign up for their RSS feed and their newsletter.

Google: REBOOT.PRO

You will be interested in WinPEBuilder

The reboot.;pro forum is the best place for you to ask winpe questions.
We only scratch the surface here, although we have a couple of very versed members.

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Hi, i have downloaded Paragon free backup, installed and attempted to run a backup however this has failed saying error 0x11112(VSS specific error) and i dont know what to do as there is no help section for this error. As i could get this to work I then dowloaded the free version from Macrium only to find that when i ran a backup, I received a note saying error code = 1 please run chkdsk C:/f. I have run chkdsk but this has not done anything.
I read somewhere about the VSS set up which at present is set to manual - whether this is correct or not I dont know.

Any help would be appreciated.

Many Thanks

Andy

A:Paragon backup error 0x11112

Make sure that the VSS (Volume Shadow Service) is running... Make sure that you are only running one backup program as well....

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I have used Acronis for years. But with 7, I'm considering using Paragon.
Have any of you used both? What is the difference?
I mean, Paragon is FREE! It appears to be about the same thing really but free.
Mine is for home use, no server.
One thing I love about Acronis is that you can click the image it has made and it mounts it as a virtual drive. And on that virtual drive you can open and move files to your c drive without restoring the whole c if you want to do it that way. Just move files and folders between real and virtual drives.
Is that possible in Paragon?
Thanks!
Mark

A:Acronis vs Paragon backup software.

Hi there
Acronis runs like greased lightning compared with paragon.
System of Incremental backups seems easier to manage.
Individual file restore can be done even from "Image" backups.

Backups can be made to networked devices .

Paragon *might* have improved since I last tried it -- all I can say that I've been using ACRONIS for at least 5 years now with never a hiccup either.

Acronis will even backup and restore LINUX partitions - and the Universal restore feature means you can restore an image to UNLIKE hardware and load drivers -- I use this quite frequently in creating Virtual Machines from an existing windows image.

For things like backups its worth paying - even though I like using opensource or free software when I can get hold of it.

Just think how much it would cost to replace a music library if you didn't have backup.

I'd go for Acronis. It doesn't cost a fortune -- you can get a free trial to see if you like it anyway.

I think the FREE version of paragon is quite hobbled compared with a paid for version in any case.

Cheers
jimbo

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I am experimenting with the 10 Free version of this application and have a question about the proper configuration choices when making an image.

Here is a pic of the ?what to back up? screen in the wizard.

If one wants to back up only the C drive, what are the correct choices?

Local Disk C only?

Or should MBR and/or First Hard Disk Track also be selected?

I made an image and checked Local Disk C, MBR, and First Hard Disk Track, but have not attempted to restore it.

If MBR and/or First Hard Disk Track should be included, I find it curious that those choices are optional in this screen.

Would the proper choices change if it were known that the image would be restored to a different hard drive?

A:Paragon Backup and Recovery Question

If the setup on the different HD is different, as for example you only will have one OS on it and you have 2 OS multibooting on the current drive, you should only save C:

You can save MBR and first track separately.

I would advise against making the Boot Capsule hidden restore partition unless you are prepared to fix your partition table. I had 2 different versions of Paragon Drive Backup hose 2 different versions of Vista when I tried to make the backup capsule.

Also if you have a Raid controller you might want to try the restore. You don't have to put the image back on to test it. Just boot the Rescue CD and enter the restore program. If it doesn't support your Raid controller your video will go crazy and you will have to cycle the power. Regular Sata controller should work ok restoring from a USB external drive.

I used PDBU 8.5 and 9.0 and the free 64 bit edition. I went to Macrium Reflect because the Linux Rescue CD supported my Raid controller directly. Thing is you won't know until you boot the Rescue CD and try it.

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Running Win7 Pro 64-bit on brand new Thinkpad Edge. Installed a Kingston 128GB SSD VNow. I installed off the system restore discs. No problem. System runs great.

I went to setup backup using Acronis TrueImage Home (latest versions 2011 Update 1) I have my SSD partioned into C (OS) and D (Data Files). When I try to make an image backup of C: (and the SYSTEM DRV partition) the system freezes for a moment and then Blue Screen Of Death (BSOD) about 1/3 through the backup.

So I tried Paragon Backup. Same thing. But at some point I stopped getting BSOD and starting getting VSS can't read volume data. I tried changing Paragon Hot Swapping Setting to always on per Paragon forum post I saw. No difference.

So then I tried Macrium Reflect. Same thing. BSOD roughly between 1/4 and 1/2 through C-Drive image.

I did notice that it appears if I'm not using the computer the crash doesn't happen so soon but as soon as I start browsing the web a few minutes later I get the BSOD. I don't get the BSOD at any other time, only when backing up the drive.

I went into BIOS and changed SATA from AHCI to Compatibility mode but Windows fails to boot when I try that.

I verified TRIM is active so it knows it is using SSD. Although the C-Drive is showing Defrag option still but I think that is okay.

This is driving me nuts. I need to backup my drive!

A:Cannot Backup SSD Paragon TrueImage Macrium, etc HELP!

Hard to tell. But here are a couple of suggestions:

1. Did you check the alignment of the SSD SSD Alignment
2. Did you run chkdsk /r in case there is any corruption
3. Since you say it occurs when you run other things in the foreground, does it work if you just let it run by itself.
4. Did you try to image the partitions one by one rather than combining them in one run.

Hope you can figure it out. I image SSDs with Macrium all the time and never saw anything alike.

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My system is getting slow and hangs at times, so I thought maybe a clean reinstall of Win 7 will be the way to go.I have an Acronis Free image on a Seagate ext HD, but I found that I cannot restore from that without using a full paid version of Acronis.
Is this correct, I am thinking of making a new image, using Paragon Backup and Recovery 14 Free?
When restoring from an image, do I reinstall Win 7 then use the image to restore all of the programs and files to the new Win7 install.
Can someone please advise me of the correct procedure to follow.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU 540 @ 3.07GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4087 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 953767 MB, Free - 472233 MB; M: Total - 99 MB, Free - 21 MB; N: Total - 476838 MB, Free - 51160 MB;
Motherboard: ASRock, H55M-LE
Antivirus: Bitdefender Antivirus, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Solved: Backup and restore using Paragon

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October 28, 2009

Now with support for the latest Operating Systems and any hard disk or flash memory drive!

Your sensitive data is too easily recovered if you rely on the standard delete function or formatting your hard disk. Make sure that no-one can recover your data you thought was deleted! Erase your data held on your hard disk securely with Paragon Disk Wiper Personal.

Paragon Disk Wiper can completely erase a whole hard disk, a separate partition or just clean free space.

Disk Wiper 10 Personal allows you to:
Completely erase a whole hard disk, a separate partition or just clean free space.
Irreversibly destroy all on-disk data easily and quickly, so as it cannot be recovered with any present-day technology.

Key Features and Benefits:
Even more powerful new Paragon`s algorithm: Irreversibly destroy all on-disk data providing maximum level of security.
Comprehensive wiping: Wipe exactly what you need ? hard disks/separate partitions (primary, extended, logical).
Efficient operation: Minimal effect on the system performance.
User friendly interface.
Basic partitioning operations: Optimize the management of your hard disks.

Detailed Product information is available at Disc Wiper 10 website

If you are 64bit system user follow the link here.

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August 6, 2009

Paragon Disk Wiper 8.5 Special Edition, English-version only today.

Your sensitive data is too easily recovered if you rely on the standard delete function or formatting your hard disk. Make sure that no-one can recover your data you thought was deleted! Erase your data held on your hard disk securely with Paragon Disk Wiper Personal.
Paragon Disk Wiper can completely erase a whole hard disk, a separate partition or just clean free space.

Key Features and Benefits:

- Comprehensive wiping: Wipe exactly what you need ? hard disks/separate partitions (primary, extended, logical)
- New powerful Paragon`s algorithm: Irreversibly destroy all on-disk data providing maximum level of security
- Efficient operation: Minimal effect on the system performance
- User friendly interface
- Basic partitioning operations: Optimize the management of your hard disks

Detailed Product information is available at Disk Wiper 8.5.

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October 28, 2009

Now with support for the latest Operating Systems and any hard disk or flash memory drive!

Your sensitive data is too easily recovered if you rely on the standard delete function or formatting your hard disk. Make sure that no-one can recover your data you thought was deleted! Erase your data held on your hard disk securely with Paragon Disk Wiper Personal.

Paragon Disk Wiper can completely erase a whole hard disk, a separate partition or just clean free space.

Disk Wiper 10 Personal allows you to:
Completely erase a whole hard disk, a separate partition or just clean free space.
Irreversibly destroy all on-disk data easily and quickly, so as it cannot be recovered with any present-day technology.

Key Features and Benefits:
Even more powerful new Paragon`s algorithm: Irreversibly destroy all on-disk data providing maximum level of security.
Comprehensive wiping: Wipe exactly what you need ? hard disks/separate partitions (primary, extended, logical).
Efficient operation: Minimal effect on the system performance.
User friendly interface.
Basic partitioning operations: Optimize the management of your hard disks.

Detailed Product information is available at Disc Wiper 10 website

If you are 64bit system user follow the link here.

A:Paragon Disk Wiper - Free Today

This is cool but does anyone know how to just extract the darned installer rather than using that compiled exe file? What if you need to install it later and without any etra non application related junk?

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It's not immediately clear what this is for. It isn't just for upgrading to a new o/s .

It has lots of other useful functions.

It consists of Partition Manager (personal edition ), and the Virtualization manager.

Even if you already have the partition manager, it is worth the download for the Virtualization manager.
That includes the Boot Corrector to resolve most common boot problems,
and P2P Adjust Recover the OS startup ability after system migration to a different hardware platform.

Also, unusually for GOTD downloads, Paragon normally let you keep the installer , so as long as you keep a copy of the product key - you can reinstall the product as often as you like.

Download System Upgrade Utilities 2010 (English Version) 32 bit now

Download System Upgrade Utilities 2010 (English Version) 64 bit now

System Upgrade Utilities 2010 info

Fre Registartion

A:Free Today - Paragon Sys Upgrade Utilities.

Does this include the WinPE component?

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Hi Guys

Found this if anyone is interested, there giving it away for free the next 24 hours - Giveaway of the Day - free licensed software daily. Paragon Migrate OS to SSD 3.0 Special Edition (English) - Paragon Migrate OS to SSD 3.0 is the easiest OS migration to new Solid State Drives!

Danny

A:Paragon Migrate OS to SSD 3.0 Special Edition For Free

Yeah -- it's FREE --but you have to register with Paragon to get an activation code, or you can't install it, and then, if you read further, there are limitations on using this, including NO upgrades.

For $20, the paid version is a much better deal.

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It's not immediately clear what this is for. It isn't just for upgrading to a new o/s .

It has lots of other useful functions.

It consists of Partition Manager (personal edition ), and the Virtualization manager.

Even if you already have the partition manager, it is worth the download for the Virtualization manager.
That includes the Boot Corrector to resolve most common boot problems,
and P2P Adjust Recover the OS startup ability after system migration to a different hardware platform.

Also, unusually for GOTD downloads, Paragon normally let you keep the installer , so as long as you keep a copy of the product key - you can reinstall the product as often as you like.

Download System Upgrade Utilities 2010 (English Version) 32 bit now

Download System Upgrade Utilities 2010 (English Version) 64 bit now

System Upgrade Utilities 2010 info

Free Registartion Link

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Hi all;
Recently, i have just completed a clean installation of Win 7 and have downloaded all my favourite drivers & software. Hence, i would like to treat this as a "factory/ stock" copy and to create a full system back of everything on my hard disk drive and burn it into a few DVDs. Hopefully, these will be bootable DVDs whereby i just need to boot from these DVDs to recover to my present state should my Hard Disk fails.

Question:
Can i do the above by using Paragon Free Back Up and Recovery 2013? So far, this is what have been done.

Choose option #1 -----> and proceed to burn everything in the Hard Disk.


Then, i just burn this into a few DVDs.


Hence, are these bootable DVDs? Whereby should my HDD fails, then, i can just boot from these DVDs to my present state?

A:Paragon Free Back Up and Recovery 2013

Just give it a try... so try to boot from DVD.

Manual pdf: http://download.paragon-software.com..._en_manual.pdf
I think you have to make a recovery CD/DVD see "Building Recovery Media"

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April 7, 2010
Get the original! Paragon Software?s advanced partitioning tools help you completely control and manage your hard disks. Paragon Partition Manager 9.5 Personal - English With growing hard drive capacity, the need to reasonably split up the space is more important than ever. This easy-to-use partitioning tool is ideal for re-structuring your hard disk for optimal and effective data storage.
Complete functionality:


Full set of partitioning operationsLatest software & hardware supportCopy, defragmentation & boot managementTwo-level user interface: Easy & AdvancedRecovery media on a CD/DVD/USB-Stick
Safety of critical operations:


The only solution with backup functionality to provide data loss free operationPowerful Recovery Media against a hardware malfunction or OS failure; 15 years of expertiseParagon Hot Resize TM technology to enlarge partitions without rebooting WindowsParagon Smart Partition TM technology to securely perform partitioning operationsParagon Power Shield TM technology to provide data consistency
And much more ?
If you are x64 OS user follow the link here (file size: 128 MB).

A:Paragon Partition Manager 9.5 is Free Today

Originally Posted by Martee


April 7, 2010
Get the original! Paragon Software?s advanced partitioning tools help you completely control and manage your hard disks. Paragon Partition Manager 9.5 Personal - English With growing hard drive capacity, the need to reasonably split up the space is more important than ever. This easy-to-use partitioning tool is ideal for re-structuring your hard disk for optimal and effective data storage.
Complete functionality:


Full set of partitioning operationsLatest software & hardware supportCopy, defragmentation & boot managementTwo-level user interface: Easy & AdvancedRecovery media on a CD/DVD/USB-Stick
Safety of critical operations:


The only solution with backup functionality to provide data loss free operationPowerful Recovery Media against a hardware malfunction or OS failure; 15 years of expertiseParagon Hot Resize TM technology to enlarge partitions without rebooting WindowsParagon Smart Partition TM technology to securely perform partitioning operationsParagon Power Shield TM technology to provide data consistency
And much more ?
If you are x64 OS user follow the link here (file size: 128 MB).



Your link does not work. I have tried this before and create another partition and you need the professional edition in order to work on a 64 bit OS. It damaged my hard drive too, dont know how but it did. Just do it through the Disk Management, makes it so much easier and less ha... Read more

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Hi geeks. Giveaway of the Day's freebie today is Paragon Partition Manager 9.5 Professional, full version.

It is the x86 version, but according to Siw (in another thread) it should not be a problem for x64 users if you already have installed any of the Paragon 9 series products on x64.








  
Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2


The Paragon products are excellent.

If you have any of the Paragon 9 series products already istalled on x64 - this will run as an .exe because you already have the x64 drivers installed.


Kari

EDIT: There's also x64 download link, which I didn't first notice. I'm sorry about this.

A:Paragon Partition Manager 9.5 Professional for free

Thanks for the heads up. I grabbed this - ParagonPartitionManager_x64.

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Found this link a few minutes ago.

http://www.computeractive.co.uk/vnunet/downloads/2166877/driver-genius

It is for a driver backup program and seems to run very well.
 

A:Free Paragon Drive Genius Program

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March 10, 2010

Easily migrate a Windows-based computer to a virtual environment (P2V) and vice versa (V2P). Work with virtual disks from one easy-to-use interface of Virtualization Manager, without starting a virtual machine: migrate from one virtual environment to another (V2V), exchange data between your physical environment and the virtual one, perform any partitioning operations and more.
Recover the OS startup ability after a system migration to a different hardware or unsuccessful virtualization by a 3rd party tool.
Virtualization Manager 9.5 Personal allows you to:

Migrate a Windows-based computer to a virtual environment (P2V)
Migrate from a virtual environment to physical (V2P)
Virtualize system from its backup image (P2V)
Migrate from one virtual environment to another (V2V)
Recover the OS startup ability after system migration to a different hardware or unsuccessful virtualization by a 3rd party tool (P2P and P2V Adjust)
Clone a partition or an entire hard disk
Exchange data between your physical environment and the virtual one, or between a virtual disk and its snapshots
Accomplish virtual drive partitioning (create, format, delete, move, resize etc.)
Source: Paragon Virtualization Manager 9.5 Personal (English)

A:Paragon Virtualization Manager 9.5 - Free Today

This is an excellent program .

As well as the virtualization functions - it is a great Partition Manager.

It contains more functions than Paragon PM 2010 Free.

Definitely worth getting.

Create , Delete, Format, Move /Resize as well as well convert Logical to Primary and vice -versa, without data loss. Also allows resizing of an Extended partition. Partition undelete module included.

In addition , you create vhd's as well as mount them , perform partitioning operations, and access the files inside.

It also includes P2P Adjust ( makes an o/s bootable on new hardware ).

It doesn't come with a boot disc - you can easily make your own.


Download Paragon Virtualization Manager 9.5 Personal (English) now

Paragon Virtualization Manager 9.5 Personal Free Registration

Paragon Software (ParagonSoftware) Support on Twitter

Free Backup Software: Paragon Backup & Recovery Free Edition - Overview

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April 7, 2010

Get the original! Paragon Software’s advanced partitioning tools help you completely control and manage your hard disks. Paragon Partition Manager 9.5 Personal - English
With growing hard drive capacity, the need to reasonably split up the space is more important than ever. This easy-to-use partitioning tool is ideal for re-structuring your hard disk for optimal and effective data storage.
Complete functionality:

Full set of partitioning operations
Latest software & hardware support
Copy, defragmentation & boot management
Two-level user interface: Easy & Advanced
Recovery media on a CD/DVD/USB-Stick
Safety of critical operations:

The only solution with backup functionality to provide data loss free operation
Powerful Recovery Media against a hardware malfunction or OS failure; 15 years of expertise
Paragon Hot Resize TM technology to enlarge partitions without rebooting Windows
Paragon Smart Partition TM technology to securely perform partitioning operations
Paragon Power Shield TM technology to provide data consistency
And much more …
If you are x64 OS user follow the link here (file size: 128 MB).

A:Paragon Partition Manager 9.5 is Free Today

Nice Find.

Oli

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March 10, 2010

Easily migrate a Windows-based computer to a virtual environment (P2V) and vice versa (V2P). Work with virtual disks from one easy-to-use interface of Virtualization Manager, without starting a virtual machine: migrate from one virtual environment to another (V2V), exchange data between your physical environment and the virtual one, perform any partitioning operations and more.
Recover the OS startup ability after a system migration to a different hardware or unsuccessful virtualization by a 3rd party tool.
Virtualization Manager 9.5 Personal allows you to:


Migrate a Windows-based computer to a virtual environment (P2V)Migrate from a virtual environment to physical (V2P)Virtualize system from its backup image (P2V)Migrate from one virtual environment to another (V2V)Recover the OS startup ability after system migration to a different hardware or unsuccessful virtualization by a 3rd party tool (P2P and P2V Adjust)Clone a partition or an entire hard diskExchange data between your physical environment and the virtual one, or between a virtual disk and its snapshotsAccomplish virtual drive partitioning (create, format, delete, move, resize etc.)
Source: Paragon Virtualization Manager 9.5 Personal (English)

A:Paragon Virtualization Manager 9.5 - Free Today

I was just on "Give Away of the Day" downloading that when I noticed this post!

Richard

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This might be nice. I've never used it but Paragon makes some good software. Here's the link for anyone who wants it. I will be trying it!

Giveaway of the Day - free licensed software daily. Paragon Drive Copy 9.0 Personal SE (English Version) - Paragon Drive Copy 9.0 Personal SE (English Version) - Clone your existing drive in the shortest possible time.

A:Paragon Drive Copy 9.0 Personal - Free

Already posted here: Free Today - Paragon Drive Copy 9.0 Personal

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Giveaway of the Day - Paragon Drive Backup 2010 Special Edition






Quote:
Complete set of features for entire disk imaging and file Backup;
Backup to any destination: Including local mounted/un-mounted partitions, external storage locations, CD/DVD/Blu-ray discs, network shares, FTP as well as a secured hidden partition on your local drive (Paragon Backup Capsule);
Smart Backup options for headache-free security, so you can backup exactly what you need and with the best backup method, chosen automatically depending on the data to protect;
Professional recovery tools;
Useful extras: boot corrector, simple partitioning and more.



Full article and download here. As always with Giweaway of the Day, you have to download and start installation to get serial before 8AM UTC tomorrow Thursday, December 3rd (9AM CET, 3AM EST or 12PM today PST)

Kari

EDIT: I downloaded the 64-bit version and got this when unpacking the zip packet and running the included setup.exe:

Click first the button next to the drop down list to browse to a folder where you want to extract the installer. Click then at bottom right the button on the left. This extracts installer to folder you chose.

Run then the installer.

A:Giveaway of the Day - Paragon Drive Backup 2010

Paragon! Pfft!

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Like many others I have never been very good at backing up my files until it is too late. Recently I decided that it was time to change. I purchased a 1.5TB hard drive which I partitioned in 3, and attached it to my desktop computer. I also purchased a Linksys wireless router & high speed internet. Both my desktop & laptop were upgraded to Windows 7. I was hoping to find software that would allow me to 'set & forget' the backup proceedure, with my desktop direct to one of the hard drive partitions, and my laptop over the wireless network through a homegroup to a second partition. I first purchased Laplink DiskImage, but ran into problems there. Now I am trying to do the same with Paragon Backup but again had problems when trying to backup from my Laptop over the network. Paragon started ok, but then came back with this..... Hard Disk Management, 0x11025, Unable to write file.
Can anyone shed any light on my problem? FRUSTRATED!!!!

A:HELP, please! Networking & Paragon Backup error 0x11025

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Crazyfishinguy


Like many others I have never been very good at backing up my files until it is too late. Recently I decided that it was time to change. I purchased a 1.5TB hard drive which I partitioned in 3, and attached it to my desktop computer. I also purchased a Linksys wireless router & high speed internet. Both my desktop & laptop were upgraded to Windows 7. I was hoping to find software that would allow me to 'set & forget' the backup proceedure, with my desktop direct to one of the hard drive partitions, and my laptop over the wireless network through a homegroup to a second partition. I first purchased Laplink DiskImage, but ran into problems there. Now I am trying to do the same with Paragon Backup but again had problems when trying to backup from my Laptop over the network. Paragon started ok, but then came back with this..... Hard Disk Management, 0x11025, Unable to write file.
Can anyone shed any light on my problem? FRUSTRATED!!!!



Its a permissions thing. who own the detination disk? what right do they have on the machine where it is located?

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Paragon Backup & Recovery?, version 10.2 free

If my backed up HD dies and I put another HD in my computer, can I do a restore to the new HD using this software?

A:Can Paragon Backup restore to a different hard drive

I find Paragon Backup & Recovery to be a very nice app. It will do what you want and it is fairly easy to use.

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Only 3 days promo, grab it if you can, here is more details:
http://www.paragon-software.com/free....html#download

And YES PDB Pro 9, works on Windows 7

A:Paragon Drive Backup Professional - giveaway

Thanks Creer .. good find!! +rep

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Hi

I would be interested to hear views concerning reliability of the built in Backup & Recovery facility, within Windows 7, compared to third party offerings!

I am especially interested in backing up the Operating System (not personal data)

A:Windows 7 Backup & Recovery VS Acronis, Paragon, etc!

I've never had any problems with the native Windows 7 imaging tool. Others will tell you it's garbage and can't be trusted. So just to play it safe I image with Windows 7 and Macrium free to different external hard drives.

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July 29, 2009 - It's free today, do not miss this application.

Drive Backup 9.0 Professional Edition can do more to protect your system in 40 minutes time than any other professional backup software on the market. With advanced total backup and restore functionality, Drive Backup 9.0 Professional is a highly-rated tool set where advanced users leverage the robust technology that?s also found in Paragon?s Drive Backup business solutions. Use Drive Backup Professional regularly and protect your technology investment.
Key Features:

-Backup and Restore your system without the time consuming process of applications setup and customization in the event of a system crash.
-Paragon File-level backup ? An innovative file-level protection system that allows users to protect all files documents from damage through the creation of a backup copy.
-Use Cyclic Backup ? ?Set it and forget it? backup policy that performs regular backups and automatically manages them.
-Paragon Adaptive Restore- A powerful and unique technology which allows restoring -Windows Vista on completely different hardware or even on a virtual machine.
-And much more.

A:Paragon Drive Backup 9.0 Professional Edition

I got it and it's pretty useful. I just don't get how we will be able to boot using WinPE when we don't get one from giveawayoftheday as the CD comes with the retail version.

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Paragon Image Backup for Windows 8 freeware


Quote:




Paragon Image Backup for Windows 8 is a disk-imaging tool for Windows 8 and Server 2012. It employs Microsoft VSS and Paragon?s patent-pending technologies for consistent point-in-time copies of the whole disk system or separate volumes. For recovery purposes it includes a powerful Linux/DOS environment. But its power is its support of the innovative ReFS.




Support of the latest Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

You must register with a legit email address to get the product key and serial. This is freeware.

Image Backup for Windows 8 - Overview

A:Paragon Image Backup for Windows 8 freeware

CloneZilla and FOG both do the same thing as well. Both free and open source.

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June 4, 2009


Replacing your old hard drive with a speedy, high-capacity drive is one of the most efficient PC upgrades you can make. Don?t go through the tiresome process of reinstalling your OS, applications and data. Just run Paragon Drive Copy 9.0 Personal SE (English Version) and it'll Clone your existing drive in the shortest possible time. Once your new system is up and running, you can also use the program as a simple backup tool.
Key Features:

Copy Hard Disk Wizard - fast copy of your entire hard drive to a new one.
One Button Copy Wizard ? automatically copy your hard drive with just one mouse click. Nothing could be easier!
Copy Partition Wizard - copy individual hard drive partitions with a few easy mouse clicks.
Make the new drive bootable in the event hard drive fails.
Schedule drive copy or partition copy operations for backup and archive. __________________

A:Free Today - Paragon Drive Copy 9.0 Personal

can this be used in the same way as GHOST was used? I want to copy a partation to a flat file (4-5gig) and if I need to restore it I can just boot from floppy and restore it.

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Please go to WWW.GIVEAWAYOFTHEDAY.COM for a free download of the highly rated paragon drive backup9 PERSONAL, which otherwise costs 40 dollars. THE FREE DOWNLOAD TIME EXPIRES IN ANOTHER 22HOURS ,PLEASE HURRY!

 

A:Free download paragon drive backup9 personal

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I?ve already seen Paragon was giving Partition Manager Pro for free for a short while. I?ve downloaded and installed it successfully. Those who missed that day, can get it till October 25.
Here is the link: Paragon Partition Manager 9.5 As I can understand, they?ve just opened freeware downloads page. And sometimes commercial software will appear there for free. Very friendly I think for me it?s just like I earn 80 bucks for nothing (professional version of Partition Manager 10 costs $79.95)

So, what do we have here (taken from Partition Manager 10 site, but it works for 9.5):
Advanced Partitioning Operations: Enlarge NTFS partitions without rebooting Windows or interrupting your work, repartition hard disks without data loss, redistribute free space between partitions, merge two partitions to one etc.
Apple? BootCamp Support: Redistribute unused space between Mac? OS X and Windows partitions (great for me!)
Initial Backup Facility
Safe Defragmentation Mode
Etc.
Full feature list is here . The difference is that 9.5 doesn?t support Windows 7.
The program runs on Windows 2000, XP and Vista (32 or 64 bit).
And Paragon provides user support only for the promo period. And only on Twitter . No WinPE included.
You will need to input your email on registration page to get a free serial ? that is your only payment for the soft.

A:Paragon Partition Manager 9.5 Professional Free download

The difference is that 9.5 doesn’t support Windows 7.



Actually - they don't claim it - but it does support Windows 7.

I have been using for a while on my 7 x64 - it works perfectly.

It is exactly the same build as the PM10

The only you don't get - is the WinPE disc and Adaptive restore feature. Run off the bootable Linux/dos cd from within the program to get it in bootable form.

Terriffic opportunity to get a great piece of software - Paragon are the best in Hard Disk Management.

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I know a lot of people on this forum like this product. Here's a good way to try it out. Have a good day.

Giveaway of the Day - free licensed software daily. Today: Paragon Partition Manager 2009 Special Edition (English Version) - Paragon Partition Manager is the most reliable and complete drive partitioning tool available in the market today! It provid

A:Paragon Partition manager 2009 free today

Hi there
*might* be OK but I'm happy with GPARTED which I know works fine.

Still this type of tool is always useful if you are messing around with (un)-installing OS'es.

Cheers
jimbo

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Once again something useful from GAOD:







  
Quote: Originally Posted by Giweaway of the Day


Giveaway of the Day - Paragon Virtualization Manager 2009 Personal

A powerful tool for system migration! Paragon Virtualization Manager is a powerful tool to help you easily migrate a Windows-based computer to a virtual environment (P2V) of a major virtualization software vendor, regardless of how or where the computer is being backed up.
It also makes a crippled system, previously transferred to virtual hardware by a third party tool, 100% bootable.


More info and download here.

As usual, this free download is valid until today 12PM PDT (tomorrow 3AM ETD, 7AM UTC). You have to download and extract the installation packet as well as register to get the free serial before this deadline.

Kari

A:Paragon Virtualization Manager 2009 Personal for free!

Thanks for the information. Just did it. Fabe

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Special Edition of Paragon HDM 2009 on GOTD Today only.

This is a great app. , partitioning and backup all in one program . Particularly useful is the ability to resize Extended partitions.

It is a big download because it includes an excellent bootable disc.

As usual with Paragon , though you have t d/l the app. , and get the product key today - once you have them , you can reinstall as often as you like.
Unzip the large file, run the setup.exe that GOTD wraps it in - then it will extract the actual installer direct to your C drive ( by default - but you can change that).

Copy the installer and your product key somewhere safe - for future use.

Thoroughly recommended.

Download Paragon Hard Disk Manager 2009 Special Edition 32 bit now
Download Paragon Hard Disk Manager 2009 Special Edition 64 bit now
Free registration link

A:Paragon Hard Disk Maneger - Free today

Good Find, Thanks SIW2.

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Only a few hours left.

Special Edition of Paragon HDM 2009 on GOTD Today only.

This is a great app. , partitioning and backup all in one program . Particularly useful is the ability to resize Extended partitions.

It is a big download because it includes an excellent bootable disc.

As usual with Paragon , though you have t d/l the app. , and get the product key today - once you have them , you can reinstall as often as you like.
Unzip the large file, run the setup.exe that GOTD wraps it in - then it will extract the actual installer direct to your C drive ( by default - but you can change that).

Copy the installer and your product key somewhere safe - for future use.

Download Paragon Hard Disk Manager 2009 Special Edition 32 bit now


Download Paragon Hard Disk Manager 2009 Special Edition 64 bit now

Free registration link


It doesn't "officially" support 7 - but I have no trouble running using it on 7 x64. The partitioning rules for Vista and 7 are the same.

The bit that doesn't recognize 7 - therefore won't add it in - is the bcd corrector - which is in the boot corrector module on the bootdisc. You are not likely to use that anyhow.

A:Paragon Hard Disk Manager - Free today

Too late......

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Giveaway of the day - 15 hours left - Paragon System Backup 10.5 Special Edition

Giveaway of the Day - free licensed software daily. Today: Paragon System Backup 10.5 Special Edition (English Version) - Simple, smart and secure backup technologies! System Backup is easy to use and highly automated: out-of-the-box automation for s

System Backup 10.5 Special Edition is a full clone of System Backup 11 with NO WinPE included.
Key Features of System Backup 10.5 Special Edition:
Out-of-box automated backup helps you initiate protection of your system and data on a regular basis just after the product installation.
Set-and-forget backup strategy. Cyclic Backup establishes a self-running data protection system, providing a ?set-and-forget? backup strategy.
With the Create New Storage wizard, System Backup will analyze your disk system and determine the most appropriate place to store your backup images.
Paragon?s Smart backup engine effectively distributes resources among other applications when backing up in the automatic mode, so you can keep working on your computer and without any noticeable lag in system performance.
System Backup is based on simplicity and minimal user participation.
Advanced notification system. Color indicators in the system tray inform you about the level of danger your system and data are in and prompt you with ways to fix it.
What?s new in this version:
Support for the latest HDD standards and hardware. Enjoy support for SSD (Solid State Drive), AFD ... Read more

A:Paragon System Backup 10.5 Special Edition - Giveaway of the day

Jumanji:

Thanks for that. I just downloaded it. I'm always looking for imaging alternatives.

I haven't participated in anything from Giveawayoftheday for some time. Do you have any opinion on whether the downloads they offer are crippled in any non-obvious way---such as the app working only for a limited time, spyware, adware, unanticipated doodads or toolbars, etc etc???

Paragon has a good rep generally, but I am wondering if this package may be doctored in some way?

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February 17, 2010
Paragon System Backup-2010-Special Edition

Simple, automatic and reliable backup solution for complete PC protection! System Backup is based on simplicity and minimal user participation? as easy as 1-2-3:

Download the software from here for 32bit systems and installFollow the recommendations of the software ? decide, where and when to back up.Relax! Complete PC backups will run automatically.
Key Features and Benefits of System Backup:


Intuitive user interface. System Backup is based on simplicity and minimal user participation.Advanced notification system. Color indicators in the system tray inform you about the level of danger your system and data are in and prompt you with ways to fix it.Set-and-forget backup strategy. Cyclic Backup establishes a self-running data protection system, providing a ?set-and-forget? backup strategy.Please see more features, usage scenarios and detailed product information at System Backup 2010 website
If you are x64 OS system user, follow the link here

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I have converted to Windows 7 from XP and already know I will miss the "repair/install" or "in place upgrade" feature of Windows XP. Under XP I could replace my motherboard/Processor and run the "repair install" from the XP CD and have the new mother board boot and run XP with no problem. All the installed programs, such as Office and Firefox were still there and functional. Under Win 7 they do not get carried over to the new MB computer according to post here and elsewhere and will have to be reinstalled. Under XP, I did have to reactivate with a 'phone call to MS but that was no big deal.

As I understand it, Paragon's Drive Backup Professional 10's P2P Adjust feature will allow me install a new MB or other major hardware and restore EVERYTHING from a Paragon backup to the modified computer without having to reinstall my programs.

Is this correct?

A:Paragon's Drive Backup Professional P2P Adust Feature

  
Quote: Originally Posted by jsquareg


I have converted to Windows 7 from XP and already know I will miss the "repair/install" or "in place upgrade" feature of Windows XP. Under XP I could replace my motherboard/Processor and run the "repair install" from the XP CD and have the new mother board boot and run XP with no problem. All the installed programs, such as Office and Firefox were still there and functional. Under Win 7 they do not get carried over to the new MB computer according to post here and elsewhere and will have to be reinstalled. Under XP, I did have to reactivate with a 'phone call to MS but that was no big deal.

As I understand it, Paragon's Drive Backup Professional 10's P2P Adjust feature will allow me install a new MB or other major hardware and restore EVERYTHING from a Paragon backup to the modified computer without having to reinstall my programs.

Is this correct?


I am confused. Win 7 does have a "repair install" feature. what is it that you could do on XP and cant do in Win 7??
Ken

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February 17, 2010
Paragon System Backup-2010-Special Edition

Simple, automatic and reliable backup solution for complete PC protection! System Backup is based on simplicity and minimal user participation? as easy as 1-2-3:
Download the software from here for 32bit systems and install
Follow the recommendations of the software ? decide, where and when to back up.
Relax! Complete PC backups will run automatically.
Key Features and Benefits of System Backup:

Intuitive user interface. System Backup is based on simplicity and minimal user participation.
Advanced notification system. Color indicators in the system tray inform you about the level of danger your system and data are in and prompt you with ways to fix it.
Set-and-forget backup strategy. Cyclic Backup establishes a self-running data protection system, providing a ?set-and-forget? backup strategy.
Please see more features, usage scenarios and detailed product information at System Backup 2010 website
If you are x64 OS system user, follow the link here

A:Paragon System Backup 2010 Special Edition

Thanks for the heads up Martee!!

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Hi, I?m about to commite suicide so I just wanted to make a final query before I do it.

I have a 320 GB western digital HD, it has windows 7 (x64) in one partition and data in the other.
I used paragon partiton manager to redistribute the free space (don?t ask me why didn?t I use the W7 features please). It did, but the partition with all the data was "not formatted". It showed the exact used and free space (so no data loss) but I couldn?t have acces to it. I manged to convert it to NTFS... still showed the right used and free space, but no luck having acces to the files.

So I used the W7 function to check the disk... and after it finishes it the partition with the data is empty, the OS partition is intact, but the other one is empty.

I tried everything, so I?m not actually asking for a solution, my question is:
Given the fact that I haven?t erased the partition or deteled it or have done anything other than redistribute the free space... will a professional HD recovery be able to restore the filesystem or the files?

Thanks in advance.

A:EMpty partition after redistributing free space with paragon manager

Use free Partition Wizard bootable CD which has helped with hundreds of complicated partitioning operations here without a single failure. Partition Wizard

First from the Wizards tab, run Partition Recovery Wizard to see what it finds. When you identify the lost partition by size and space usage, tick the box next to it and restore it.

If this fails, use the Data Recovery Wizard or Recuva data Recovery software.

In the future, always keep your files backed up externally and ask here for exact steps to repartition or "redistribute free space" (whatever that means).

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I have downloaded Paragon Drive Copy and Paragon Exact Image recently under their free offers found elsewhere on this forum. They are both excellent products and I have now replaced Ghost and Acronis with Exact Image. Will be using Drive Copy too but not needed as often.

Today, found a link to get a free copy of their Partition Manager and went there right away. It was supposed to have expired earlier this year (April 2006) but I got a registration number right away with no problem. Hope this one is as good as their other software. It installed and runs with no problems

Link follows;

http://www.computeractive.co.uk/freedownloads2/index
 

A:Solved: Paragon Partition Manager free download still working.

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How do I control how much disk space my Windows Backup takes up? I have a 1TB external disk for backups and other files. My computer's HDD only has about 250GB capacity. I don't know why my backups file got so bloated. What should I do?

I see that I can delete the older backup file: 22-Oct to 11-Nov. But read the text.
""Deleting previous backups will free up space on your backup location."
So far so good.

Then it continues, "All files backed up during the selected period will be deleted."

I'm pretty sure the text is just badly written. I guess that means the backup-files (on the backup drive) will be deleted. They couldn't mean that the original files (on my data drive) will be deleted. That sure is a scary possibility though. How do you understand this?

System: Windows 7 Enterprise

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A:Backup takes 800GB? Manage Windows Backup Disk Space

Yes, it is perhaps, badly written, but true. All files in the backup period from 22-Oct. to 11-Nov. will be deleted. Not to worry, though, because those same files are backed up in a later backup period from 11-Nov. to ? It is safe to delete older backup periods.

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June 4, 2009
Replacing your old hard drive with a speedy, high-capacity drive is one of the most efficient PC upgrades you can make. Don?t go through the tiresome process of reinstalling your OS, applications and data. Just run Paragon Drive Copy 9.0 Personal SE (English Version) and it'll Clone your existing drive in the shortest possible time. Once your new system is up and running, you can also use the program as a simple backup tool.
Key Features:

Copy Hard Disk Wizard - fast copy of your entire hard drive to a new one.
One Button Copy Wizard ? automatically copy your hard drive with just one mouse click. Nothing could be easier!
Copy Partition Wizard - copy individual hard drive partitions with a few easy mouse clicks.
Make the new drive bootable in the event hard drive fails.
Schedule drive copy or partition copy operations for backup and archive.

A:Free Today - Paragon Drive Copy 9.0 Personal SE (English Version)

hello:

---THANK YOU for the info---should I use it on my (2month)-NEW laptop yet, or how soon/often should I upgrade---

---also, some of my friends still use the desktop pc's - (with Windows XP) - are they able, and should they also upgrade theirs---



peace

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Please help!

It takes me 2 reboots before Windows XP Home SP2 shows
the Log-in Screen. There, my pc is slow and mouse is
skipping frames. I tried using System Restore, yet the
problem isnt fixed.

When I do log in, it takes a bit too long to "Load user
settings", etc. And the second problem is, after I log
in - my CPU is always 30-50% used by Something! I tried
shutting down all User Programs except Explorer and Task
Manager, yet something was still using my CPU, So i
thought of a virus. I have ZoneAlarm always on, Norton
Antivirus 2003 scan brought no results (virus definitions
up to date), and Ad-Aware 6.0 brought no results either.
And although I can live with it, since I got p4 3.0Ghz,
160 GB HD, and 1GB RAM, I cannot notice performance
differences, it does bug me.

I am not getting any errors.

My Windows just takes 10 minutes to login and logoff.
Also, it takes 5 minutes to get to "Task manager" if i
press CTRL+ALT+DELETE. I don't know why my windows became
so slow all of a sudden.

My drivers are up to date. Since the problems still
occured when I shut down all of user programs, maybe some
wrong software is running under System tab. Is there a
list of programs the Windows XP Home SP2 has running at
start-up, So I find and shut down any other unknown
applications to check if that helps?

So, 1. WHY is my log-in screen appears rarely and slow?
2. Why does it take so long to log-in/off, and to bring up CTRL+ALT+DELETE menu?
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A:Takes very long to Log-in/ Log-off

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I have NAV 2003 and whenever I run it, it takes me 1-1/2 hours. I know that's not the norm and the def are up to date.....any idea why this is happening?

Thanks!
 

A:NAV takes too long....

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Hi,
I tried to put 3x 30 mins mini DVD RW in to one 4.6 DVDR using nero .... But why does it take so long to transcode VOB files? They are already in DVD format so what is there to encode? It took 1 hr and 15 mins to transcode and then another 10 mins to write. I think its too much for 4 gb data thats in DVD format....
Can some expert enlighten me , may be I'm doing wrong. Also I noticed that burnt DVD is not so fantastic in quality. I used best resolution.
Here is the config
cam DCD DVD 403
my Laptop Dell 1505 with core duo T2300 procesors , 2 GB ram and 80 GB 5400 RPM Hard Drive. DVD media fujifilm DVDR 16 X
Thanks
Girish
 

A:Transcoding takes way to long

If they're already in VOB format you don't have to do anything. You just need an authoring program to create the disc. You could even use something like DVDShrink to create the disc. Just import each VOB file and then have it create the disc with no compression, then burn it.
 

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IE opens very slowly, and it wont open hyperlinks, and if I right click and open in a new window, it freezes for a bit and wont open.
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Running processes:
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
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C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DVDRAMSV.exe
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A:IE takes long to open, and others

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I have a Skylake i5 6600K CPU, a Z170 MoBo and 8G DDR4 3000 .
Win 7 HP is on a Samsung 850 Pro and \Users is on a HDD (2xWD500 Block on RAID 0 array).
It's a powerful machine and everything runs without issues.

On a cold start, It takes about 40 Sec from POST to Skype log on.
What is strange, is that it takes 25 sec to shut down.

I can understand that to start it has to read and crunch a lot of data so I think that 40 sec is acceptable and I consider it's fast (Compared to the more than 3 minutes on a HDD).
Linux Lubuntu takes 9 seconds to do same thing. But it doesn't have antivirus, firewall etc.

On a Shut down it shows the "Windows it's shutting down" for about 22 seconds and apparently nothing is being done. Then you see the HDD LED flash for 3 seconds and it shuts down.
I guess that on a shut down it has to stop some services and then update the user register data on the disk.
What happens on those 22 seconds that apparently nothing is being done?
Again, Linux Lubuntu takes 2 seconds to do same thing.

A:Why it takes so long to shut down?

Right click on the Task Bar & select Start Task Manager, select the Processes tab & see what is running just before you are going to shut down. Once you know what is causing the problem you can take measures to prevent it.

It a while since I have used Skype but I seem to remember that when you exited it was still running in the background & you actually had to manually close the program, but I can't remember the actual process.

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Hello,
I having trouble with email between 2 users and Iím hoping someone has seen this issue before with a fix. My network in new. All clients are using Microsoft Outlook 2007. Email is hosted off site, we do not host it and I have no email servers here. I have one user using a new XP machine and a POP3 account, the other user is using a new Windows 7 machine and her account is hosted by an Exchange server. When the XP sends an email to the W-7 machine within the network, sometimes the W-7 will not get the email for up to a day or more. From what I understand, W-7 has no trouble getting other email from other users inside or outside the network. The email sent from the XP machine has an attachment. I have no network issues as the internet is reachable whenever needed. For virus protection I use Endpoint, the firewall is new as well. I would think if it was a network issues, everyone would be having this problem.
 

A:Email takes to long to get, why?

I think your assumptions are correct. Your best bet is to contact the people who host your exchange services. It sounds like something needs tweaking on their end
 

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upon booting up my computer it takes about 20 mins before I am able to use any programs or internet, once it is up and running I don't really have any issues.

A:Boot up takes a very long tme

1) What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)?

2) How quickly does it boot to safe mode?

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I built a friend a computer yesterday, and since the beginning, it's taken about 4minutes to get from the RAM count screen to the windows startup logo. First I get a screen that shows the ram/cpu speed. Then I get a blank screen with a blinking underscore. Then I get a black screen. Finally Windows. Each screen takes a long time to pass. After that, everything runs perfectly fine in Windows, all benchmarks are close to their standards.
I've swapped the ram, the harddrive, updated bios to the latest, run default settings on bios, in an attempt to figure the problem out. Only thing I can think of is a defective motherboard, but wouldn't that have more problems than just in the POST environment? I used my switcher, which shares the monitory/keyboard/mouse, if that makes a difference (probably not). The specs of the system are below. Can anyone think of any reason why a system would take so long in each screen of the POST setup?

ASUS P4P800 SE i865PE motherboard
Intel Pentium 4/ 3.0E GHz 800MHz FSB
OCZ Performance Series Dual Channel Kit 1GB(512MBx2) DDR PC-4200
ATI 9600xt 256mb ddr 128-bit
Western Digital 80GB 7200RPM IDE Hard Drive, Model WD800JB
NU Technology Black 8X DVD+RW/-RW Drive, Model DDW-082

A:POST takes so long

Usually this is an indicator of incorrect jumper settings on an IDE device.

If you are running the hard drive on one channel and the optical on another, jumer both to master, and ensure they are at the end of their respective cable.

If you have them both on the same channel, set one to master, the other to slave, and cable them like so:

motherboard-----slave-----master


HTH

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