Acronis True Image - description from Softdepia.com:
Acronis True Image is your ultimate data insurance policy! It takes an exact image of your hard disk drive or separate partitions for complete backup, and allows you to restore all of their contents, including operating systems, programs, personal data and settings. In the event of fatal software or hardware failure Acronis True Image protects your data, even when ordinary file backup software does not work.
Acronis True Image stores disk images on hard and floppy disks, any recordable CD/DVD media, ZIP®, Jaz® and other removable storage devices as well as network drives, allowing to protect archives by a password with an extremely easy Windows XP-like wizard-driven interface.
Acronis' exclusive innovative technology allows to create and restore complete disk images online in Windows, so you don't have to deal with annoying reboots to DOS or other systems, even when backing up system partitions.
Key Features of Acronis True Image:
Transparently create exact disk images for complete backup
Restore entire hard disk contents and/or replaces lost or damaged files
Deploy the same hard disk image on another PC
Acronis True Image create and restore disk images in Windows ? no need to reboot to DOS even when backing up system partition. Unique technology that allows you to continue to work in Windows while imaging your hard disk drive. Acronis True Image stores only the necessary disk sector contents.
After installation Acronis True Image lets you create a bootable diskette or CD to create or restore disk image on a computer with any operating system.
Acronis True Image allows to store disk images on: hard disk drives, network drives, CD-R(W), ZIP®, Jazz® and other removable media, supports hardware with IDE, SCSI, IEEE 1394 (FireWire), USB 1.0 / 2.0, PC cards interfaces.
Acronis True Image is a "Free to try" program. You can download and try it for an evaluation period.