GFI Backup Home Edition – What To Expect

Decent freeware backup software is hard to come by, especially if you expect it to do a little more than just backup one file or to. However, if what you’re looking for is a tool that will aid a home user in his backup procedures then you might be pleased to know that GFI Backup Freeware (or Home Edition) does its job quite nicely.

It provides a decent combination of a user-friendly interface and a number of advanced options that will make any home user comfortable with the control. Or that’s how it used to be.

Simple Backup Tool - Safe Backup

The files on your hard drive are important to you – whether they are your own personal files, or because you actually need them in your daily job. This means that you need to have some sort of security in place to make sure you have a contingency plan for rougher days.

How to backup Windows registry with RegShot

In a world filled with backup solutions, you’d think there isn’t space for another application. Think again though – RegShot has the advantage of being both free and open-source, not to mention an excellent solution if you’re looking for an application that does just that – backup your registry.

How to create custom backup mage for Windows 8 Refresh PC feature

Windows 8 offers many new features. Regarding the backup there is a nice option to set the system to the state after the installation. Using Refresh PC you can bring back the stable system state without modifying your data. There is also a special trick to create custom image to be used via Refresh PC in Windows 8.

How to backup remote MySQL database on your Mac using Sequel Pro

Sequel Pro is a nice freeware tool for MySQL administrators and web developers. It aims as a desktop manager for your local or remote MySQL installation. It has numerous features including backup and restore of your MySQL tables and data.

How to backup Firefox profile from Windows command line

Firefox has numerous add-ons and third party apps helping you back up its user profile. This contents your browsing history, cookies, stored passwords and other information about your Internet browsing. If you want to back up Firefox profile from Windows command line, try BAT file named Batckup Firefox.

How to Transfer and backup Apps from your computer to iPhone or iPad without iTunes

Do you need to backup the iPhone or any other iOS powered device? You can use the default software from Apple – iTunes. There are also some alternatives. CopyTrans Manager for example. Its newest version supports drag and drop and besides the music and photos also supports the apps.

How to backup your Linux Mint for free

Linux Mint is one of the coolest Linux distributions currently available. It offers nice clean user interface, based on an old school design. This distro is full featured and includes number of software, like LibreOffice, Firefox, Thunderbird, players, graphic tools and tens of utilities. Easy to use backup tool is also included in the Linux Mint.

CopyTrans Manager: first free iTunes compatible with iOS 5 and iPhone 4S

If you are regular reader of Backup HowTo, you surely know the CopyTrans Manager, the freeware alternative to iTunes. Now, there is a good news for users who upgraded to iOS 5 or just buying the new iPhone 4S. CopyTrans Manager is now compatible with them.

Windows 7 Backup and Restore

Windows 7 sports a greatly improved Backup and Restore utility that is leaps and bounds over previous Windows versions. Windows 7 makes the creation of safety copies of all your essential data just in case a catastrophe should strike, like an insidious piece of malware wiping everything out.