Powerful backup tool with system utilities
- Nice interface design
- Three backup options available
- Includes a dozen system utilities
- Amazing sandbox mode
- None worth mentioning
Acronis Backup and Security 2011 is a powerful backup utility thanks to which your most important information will always be safe.
No matter how careful you are when using your computer, you can still suffer unpredictable system errors that may result in data loss and corrupted systems. With a program like Acronis Backup and Security you'll be protected against those problems.
Upon launch Acronis Backup and Security displays the program's backup module, where you can create backup copies in just one click or follow a simple step-by-step process. There are three options available in Acronis Backup and Security a: creating scheduled backups according to certain periods of time, using incremental backups (which save only those files that have changed since the last copy) and making use of the Acronis online backup service to store your data in their servers – though the storage capacity is limited to only 2GB in the trial version.
While creating backup copies is the program's main function, Acronis Backup and Security also includes a bunch of handy system utilities for all sorts of purposes. You can, for example, configure a system startup recovery manager, mount and unmount images, clean up the computer from usage traces and securely delete files beyond recovery, to name a few.
Another feature that we found especially interesting in Acronis Backup and Security is the so called Try and Decide, which creates a virtual sandbox on your system so that you can test unsafe software or visit untrusted websites without any risks for your system.
Acronis Backup and Security has a clean, easy interface that make all processes and tasks a lot easier, even for beginners. There are really no serious drawbacks to this excellent program.
Acronis Backup and Security is a complete security suite that protects your important data in a professional, effective way.