capsule review

MozyHome

At a Glance
  • Mozy Home

    Macworld Rating

Although MozyHome's interface is a mess—with multiple independent floating windows, two file selection approaches, and a system preference pane—its use of Spotlight and intelligent initial backup set selection, however, makes it a great option for those who don't want to fiddle with lots of settings.

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At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    Pros

    • Terrific initial backup selection set
    • Simple approach for basic use

    Cons

    • Controls and status windows are split into too many pieces
    • Restore software failed on one computer
    • Backup halted due to bugs for four weeks on one computer (fixed in a subsequent release)
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