Drive Genius 3’s Duplicate feature is a handy tool to make a bootable copy of your drive. When using any hard drive utility its always recommended as a “ best practices” approach to do a good backup before applying any file system changes.
Additionally creating a recent backup allows you to use it as your “ startup disk “ and eliminating the need for a DVD. This can be very beneficial because starting from a drive is faster and allows internet and other applications to be accessed. Drive Genius 3 can be easily updated through the Mac OSX and makes updating DVD’s a thing of the past.
The duplicate tool can also be used to make a copy of your Snow Leopard volume before upgrading to Lion incase there are any upgrade issues or errors.
Drive Genius 3 is just one of many awarding wining applications from Prosoft Engineering and backed by one of the best support teams in its sector. Prosoft also offers Data Rescue 3, award-winnng data recovery software.
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