"Paragon Backup & Recovery 14 Compact is a simple and powerful backup & recovery solution to secure standalone Windows desktops and laptops. It quickly backs up your files and folders, operating system or even your entire hard disk to any storage you choose. The compact edition ensures that your system and valuable data are protected – and can be restored in case of any disaster!
Supports Windows 8, 8.1 and the latest HDD standards!
Key Features:74% give this a thumbs up, so it is highly rated. Paragon is a well known company. This, may not strictly be a data recovery piece of software, but we might as well talk about prevention as well as cure here...
Technical Support: During the Giveaway period Paragon Software provides technical support at www.giveawayoftheday.com. Please, post your questions if you have any troubles while downloading, registering and using the software. Paragon Software’s support team will reply you as soon as possible.
- Smart Backup Wizard. Easily secure valuable data without additional configurations.
- New Backup to Virtual Drive (VD). Back up separate partitions or entire hard disks to the VHD, VMDK and new pVHD formats.
- New pVHD Backup Format. pVHD (Paragon Virtual Hard Drive) is a special VHD format, optimized for storing backups of virtual and physical machines. It combines the advantages of classic backup archives (e.g. size) with the flexibility of virtual hard drives (access capabilities).
- New Incremental Backup to VD. Back up changes since the full, or the latest incremental image.
- New Windows Storage Spaces Support. Copy, back up, restore Windows Storage Spaces directly in our program.
- Complete UEFI Support. Full 64-bit UEFI support and support for 32-bit EFI with Legacy boot.
- Support for the latest HDD standards. Enjoy support for AFD (Advanced Format Drive), 2TB+ and non-512B sector size drives.
- Boot Corrector. Powerful utility that recovers the operating system’s startup ability.
- Selective Restore. Extract individual files and folders from an archive without restoring an entire image. Use the Restore Wizard and simply check the files that you’d like to restore.
- New Restore from VD Wizard. Restore entire hard disks, separate partitions, or certain files and folders from pVHD (available under Windows and Linux).
- Partition alignment for bare metal restore. Partition alignment during restoring to new hard drives ensures that there will be no performance loss due to incorrect partition alignment.
- Encrypted Backup. To avoid unauthorized access to your backup files, you can easily encrypt them within our backup wizards.
Note: If you have a previous version of Paragon Backup & Recovery you should first uninstall it via Control Panel >> Add or Remove Programs. After that launch the installation wizard, register Paragon Backup & Recovery 14 Compact and enjoy using it!"