I'm also checking into backup software. I have the same requirements. Many people have suggested Casper XP from However, it is mainly a whole disk backup and I don't think one can restore individual files. You can get a demo.
I found I could use the Windows XP backup but it won't save to files larger than 4GB if the target drive is fat 32. I just found free software that is supposed to enhance the Windows XP backup utility.SoftSwift backup software products for windows backup and enhancing ntbackup
http:// www.softswift.com/prod-windows-backup-software-ntbackup.htmI hope it doesn't have any kind of Trojans or spyware. I'm simply suspicious of "free" software unless I know lots of people that use it.
Here are some others to check out at download.com http://www.download.com/Backup/3150-2242_4-0.html?tag=dir Secura Backup Professional and AISBackupThese programs get fairly good user reviews. But, I don't know how screen reader friendly they are.
I have an external 1 Touch Maxtor drive that came with Retrospect Express. I actually can make the software work but would need sighted help to label some of the graphics. However, I decided to junk it after it lost all of it's backup points. The solution is to stop using Windows restore points and reinstall Retrospect. I am not willing to do this.Support for the product is not good and it is not very screen reader friendly.
I'll keep you posted Virgil if I find something I like. Bob----- Original Message ----- From: "Virgil Cook" <vcook@xxxxxx>
To: <guispeak@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2007 7:46 PM Subject: [guispeak] Backup Software
I want to buy a program for backing up my hard drive to an external hard drive. Can anyone on this list recommend a program that works well with speech? I'm running Windows XP with Jaws 8. Thank you.
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