Free data backup by Paragon.
Paragon backup & recovery backs up all data as a backup 2013 free.
All data on another hard drive with this great program can be transferred and thus save as backup. This 1:1 copies every file and every directory. Even boat areas are easily copied, so a replacement disk entail no reinstallation of the operating system. The size of the partition is automatically adapted to the size of the plate.
The version is slender and a slimmed-down version to the premium version. Disks are supported up to a size of 2 terabytes. The free option for backups is sufficient for private use.
Well Windows 8 is compatible with this version.