Dell datasafe online not updating

We are interested in backing up our server data offsite, and really like to Dell offering (brand name and great cost).

Has anyone tried a similiar online backup solution and had success backing up data from a server? The software is clunky when dealing with large amounts of data...

In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1).

Is it backing up every file every time, or is it just backing up files changed (incremental) since the last backup ?

I have files that may never change again, so I don't need to have them, backed up every time.

I do not have any of the original install DVD's Dell makes Data Safe Local Backup_available for download, at this site: I try to install it, it stops with an error which says "Dell Data Safe Local Backup can only be installed on systems running Windows 7".

Is there a previous version of "Data Safe Local Backup" that runs under Vista? Is there some other way to access the restore partition and set Vista back to factory? You'll be current, and may luck out if Microsoft goes for a freemium model.

I've been using the service since I bought my Dell Inspiron, Win7.

I can't figure out how the backup is actually working.

is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Dell Inc by Veri Sign. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0005% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 16.09 MB.

Some variations of the file have been seen to be installed with the program from Dell Inc.. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 630 Bytes per minute for reads and 22 Bytes per minute for writes.

Dell Data Safe Local Backup 2.0 is a backup application installed on Dell Inspiron, Studio and XPS computers as of April 22, 2009.

Unlike previous versions of Dell's system protection software, Dell ...

Data Safe Update Launcher is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots.

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