Backup Solution for MacBook Air ...

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    Hello all. So, my primary "on the road" notebook is a MacBook Air. I have two drive volumes loaded (one Mac OS X, the other Windows 7), so that I can toggle back and forth between environments. I'd like to obtain a backup solution to quickly back up both volumes to an external drive.

    Questions:

    1. Can anyone recommend a good application to quickly roll over drive images? Paid or free, it doesn't matter.
    2. I'd like to backup both to a shared drive on my home network. If there is support for that, that is best. If not, I can buy an external drive. In that case, any recommendations on a thin, external unit? The capacity wouldn't need to be much more than 128GB.
    Thank you all. :)
     
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    Thank you for the information. I have used Acronis on a Windows box, but wasn't aware they had a Mac solution too. I will give their trial version a spin and see if it works. Thanks again.
     
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    To my understanding, you are running both Mac and Window on one same laptop? If this is so, then I have to say "wow" as I didn't know you could do that. When I read the title I was thinking that is a backup solution for MacBook Air as I am currently use one.
     
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    Yes, I'm using Boot Camp. It is included with Mac OS X. In the past, I've used Parallels.

    Thanks for the link, but I will be sticking with Windows 7 on the Windows volume. At some point, I might need to migrate to 10. So thanks for the info.
     
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