By AOMEI / Last Updated August 18, 2020

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About Netbak Replicator

If you purchase a QNAP NAS device, you will also get the QNAP client backup application - Netbak Replicator. You can use it to backup clients’ data with a few simple steps. You can also set up an automatic backup for every hour, every day, or every week. It supports incremental backup, so you can backup only changed files. Besides QNAP NAS drive, you can also select other locations as the backup target.

Is QNAP Netbak Replicator good enough for you?

Netbak Replicator is not like the professional software doing image based backup. It just replicates the drive, files or folders that you want to back up. As you may know, there are some data that are not stored in a file format on system drive. Therefore, you cannot use this QNAP backup software to backup system.

If you only need to backup some regular files and folders, a file level backup is not ideal because it will take more time to restore the data back. What’s worse, virus and malware may have access to your backup, which can cause damage to your backup. A damaged backup is not a backup at all.

Therefore, it is recommended to have professional image backup software as an alternative to QNAP Netbak Replicator for Windows.

More professional QNAP backup software - AOMEI Backupper

AOMEI Backupper Standard is completely free image backup and restore software for Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP.

  • It can backup entire hard drive, operating system, partitions, and files block by block to NAS, external hard drive, local disks and other storage devices.

  • It provides many other useful features to ensure your data’s safety, like Basic Sync, Disk Clone, and Explore Image, etc.

  • In the event of a system crash or other kinds of data disaster, you can easily restore your data to the original place or a new place.

To create a system backup with AOMEI Backupper:

1. Free download QNAP Netbak Replicator alternative and run it.

2. Click “Backup” from the left panel and select “System Backup”.

System Backup

3. In the next screen, you can see C drive and system related drives are included by default. You just select a location as the destination path to store the backup image.

Select Backup Destination

4. If you need to create a scheduled backup, just click “Schedule” down the bottom. If nothing else, click “Start Backup” to start the backup.

Start Backup

Tips: After the backup finishes, you can create a bootable media. Should a disaster happen, you can use it to boot your computer and restore your system to earlier date.

Conclusion

If you do not want to lose your data, you can download QNAP Netbak Replicator alternative to create a backup. It enables you to create image backups for Windows OS, disks, partitions, as well as files/folders. It also allows you to sync files from one location to another location without creating image files. If you want to run real-time sync, you may upgrade to AOMEI Backupper Professional or higher editions.