ActiveImage Protector: Desktop Edition

Uncompromising Data Security at Your Fingertips Harness the Power of Advanced Backup for Desktops

Tailored Protection for Personal Computing.
Effortless Recovery in the Face of Data Disasters
Feature-Rich Backup Solutions for Home Users

The potential impact of data loss on businesses, mitigated by Actiphy's desktop backup redefined approach

What is ActiveImage Protector™?

ActiveImage Protector Desktop Edition is at the forefront of comprehensive data protection for personal and business desktop environments. With an intuitive interface and powerful features, it offers seamless backup and rapid recovery solutions, ensuring your data remains secure against threats like system failures, malware, and accidental deletions. Designed to be both user-friendly and robust, ActiveImage Protector empowers users with reliable and continuous protection, without compromising on performance or ease-of-use. Whether for work or play, our Desktop Edition stands ready to safeguard your digital life.

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Choose Actiphy StorageServer™ for a robust backup destination that shields your data from ransomware. Leveraging QUIC protocol, it transfers data safely and reliably, fortifying your communications against cyber threats.

QuickRecovery feature icon for rapid system restoration.

QuickRecovery Feature:

Introduce agility to system boots with QuickRecovery, which starts the recovery environment automatically, removing the need for boot media. Even in software failure scenarios, QuickRecovery ensures a swift return to operation on the target machine.

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New Tracking Driver:

Innovate with our New Tracking Driver, designed to monitor disk I/O and capture changes from the last backup. Enjoy streamlined backup processes with our advanced incremental backup file savings.

Processor (CPU):

  • Minimum: Pentium 4 or equivalent
  • Recommended for Deduplication: Dual-core processor or higher

Memory (RAM):

  • Minimum: 1024MB (1GB) for basic operations
  • Recommended for Deduplication: 2GB or higher, with 8GB for best performance


  • Hard Disk Space: Minimum of 1.5GB free space for installation
  • DVD-ROM: Essential for the installation and startup of the ActiveImage Protector boot environment
  • Supported Storage Interfaces: Includes Parallel ATA, Serial ATA (SATA, eSATA), SCSI, SAS, iSCSI, SAN (Fibre Channel), USB, FireWire (IEEE 1394), and network storage solutions compliant with SMB/CIFS file sharing protocols
  • Note: Virtual conversion is limited to hard disks with a sector size less than 512 bytes

Additional Storage Information:

  • Supported File Systems for Linux: Ext2, Ext3, Ext4, Swap, LVM, XFS
  • iSCSI usage guidelines are provided for optimal setup
  • SAN (Fibre Channel) usage is contingent on driver availability in the boot environment

Operating System Compatibility:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 or newer versions, with Hyper-V configured
  • Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5 or later is required for Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Supported File Systems: FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, CSVFS, ReFS, with MBR and GPT disk support, and virtual disk support on Windows 8 or later Storage Spaces
  • Note: ReZoom feature is not compatible with VMs created in ReFS

ActiveImage Protector Boot Environments:

  • Linux and Windows PE-based environments require a minimum of 1GB RAM, with 2GB or more recommended
  • DVD-ROM is necessary for the boot environment
  • For Windows PE, Microsoft Windows ADK/AIK is essential
  • Intel Itanium (IA-64) systems are not supported

Deduplication Feature Requirements:

  • A volume with at least 2.5% free space of the total backup source volume size for the working area, excluding the storage for backup image files

Comprehensive Protection Across Your Entire IT Ecosystem.

Choose Actiphy for seamless security across cloud, virtual, and physical environments. Experience peace of mind with Actiphy, safeguarding every layer of your infrastructure.

VMware compatibility with ActiveImage Protector for virtual machine backup.
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