WinBackup Review
Posted on: 11/30/1999 01:00 AM

WinBackup, by Leading Interactive, is a backup solution for home user as well corporate users. I tested the boxed version for this review, which come with a 24 page manual in an Amaray case.


User Interface
- Very intuitive design with easy to understand icons, names and tool tips
- Flexible file and folder selection similar to Windows Explorer
- Built-in wizards/tutorials and documentation helps to get you started
- Fully multi-threaded user-interface with background processing

- Strong encryption (128 or 256 bit AES) protects your backups from unauthorized access
- Protect your backups with passwords
- Use passwords to prevent others from starting WinBackup
Built-in CD and DVD burning

Write backups from network or hard drive to CD or DVD
- Fully automatic CD burning can be used with scheduled backups
- CD and DVD spanning allows you to save large backups to multiple CDs or DVDs
- Smart labels and multi-session writing can be used to store many backups on a single CD.

- Schedule backups to run in the background at any time
- Separate schedules can be used for different Backup Jobs

- Compress files to reduce the size of backups
- Estimated compressed size is calculated in real-time for any backup job
- Files are compressed and decompressed on the fly for maximum performance

Other Features
- Backup outlook emails, my documents, desktop, address book or favourites with a single click
- Detailed Logs helps you keep track of all executed backup operations

System requirements:

Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
2MB Free Disk Space
400 MHz Intel or AMD compatible processor
2X CD-ROM Drive

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