Backing up data

Acronis True Image Home 2011 includes a wealth of sophisticated backup capabilities that would please even an IT professional. They allow you to back up your disks (partitions), files, and e-mail. You can choose a backup feature that suits you most or use them all. The below sections describe the backup features in more detail.

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The difference between file backups and disk/partition images

Full, incremental and differential backups

Backing up partitions and disks

Backing up files and folders

Backing up e-mail

Using Acronis Nonstop Backup

Making reserve copies of your backups

Backup to various places

Adding an existing backup to the list

Excluding items from backup

Backup options

Validating backups

Consolidating backup versions

Cloning backup settings

Backing up data