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Fast backup and disaster recovery for Windows workstations and laptops


Complete backup and recovery protection for your PCs and laptops with ActiveImage Protector Desktop

ActiveImage Protector Desktop Edition protects your Windows PCs, workstations and laptops using the same advanced technologies found in our ActiveImage Protector Server Edition.

  • Easy-to-implement automated backup jobs.
  • Recover individual files and folders, entire machines (including the operating system, programs, applications and all your data) to the same or different hardware, or migrate to a virtual environment.
  • Protect yourself from any type of disaster with onsite and offsite backup replication.
  • Extremely reliable with proven backup and disaster recovery technologies.

ActiveImage Protector Desktop Edition can be installed on both physical and virtual Windows desktop environments and is licensed per operating system.


Main features

full protection

Full protection

Back up everything that is on your hard disk including the OS, programs and all your files! Use our free ImageCenter LE add-on to replicate your backups to multiple onsite and offsite locations for added security.

2 minute restore

Objective 2 minute Downtime!

Access your entire machine in only 2 minutes with our free ImageBoot add-on.

incremental backups every 10 minutes

Regular automated backups

Choose how often automated backups are made, daily, hourly or every 5 minutes for minimal data loss! 

fast file and folder recovery

File and folder recovery in seconds

No need to start a document over from scratch! Recover lost, deleted or corrupted files from your backup.

save storage space and costs

Never run out of storage space

Use our flexible image retention feature to automatically delete old backups with a timeline that best suits your needs!

flexible high speed recovery

Restore & Migrate to different hardware or to a virtual machine

Use the Architecture Intelligent Restore (A.I.R.) feature to flexibly restore and migrate from and to any hardware or virtual environment.


Backup features

  • Reliable backups
    Using Microsoft VSS technology for the best and most reliable live backups possible.
  • Keep your backups safe
    Password protect and encrypt your backups with 256-bit AES encryption.
  • Replicate to onsite & offsite locations
    Protect your data from major disasters and even theft thanks to our integrated backup replication. Choose any number of onsite, offsite and cloud locations to store your data for maximum protection.
  • Silent operation
    ActiveImage Protector Desktop works silently in the background.
  • Smaller backup files
    NetJapan’s Inline Data Deduplication and Compression offers incredibly high compression and smaller backup files.


Restoration & Migration features

  • 1 Click virtualization
    Migrate your Windows system to the latest Hyper-V and VMware environments with a single click.
  • Disk-to-disk copying tool
    An indispensable tool when administering machines for large numbers of employees or students.
  • Professional restoration tools
    ActiveImage Protector Desktop Edition includes all of the restore features found in ActiveImage Protector Server Edition.


Additional features

  • Easy-to-use wizards
    Special wizards are available throughout the software making it easy to create backups, restore after a disaster and more!
  • Command line interface
    Available for advanced users to run the majority of ActiveImage Protector's features directly from the command line.
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Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows 10 Home / Pro / Enterprise (x64 / x86)
  • Windows 8 / 8.1 (x86/x64) - except Windows RT
  • Windows 7 Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate (x86/x64)
  • Windows Vista Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Enterprise / Ultimate (x86/x64)

Hardware requirements

  • CPU
  • Pentium 4 or newer
  • Main memory (RAM)
  • Minimum: 768MB (1024MB recommended)
  • Hard disk space
  • 250MB of available disk space

Would you like to protect an older version of Windows? Then please download ActiveImage Protector Desktop 3.5 trial.



Learn more about ActiveImage Protector Desktop Edition by downloading a brochure, reading the User Guide or watching a video.

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