MSR Development Introduces BackMaster 4.0

MSR Development announced BackMaster 4.0, a new PC backup and data recovery software on Monday, August 21st.


BackMaster Backup and Disaster Recovery Software with Scheduler & Boot Disk Creator for Windows XP and Windows 2000 Now Available

Carlsbad, Calif., August 21, 2006 - MSR Development Corporation announced today the availability of BackMaster 4.0, a comprehensive backup and disaster recovery utility for individual and small business personal computer users to protect and archive important personal data files, pictures, digital music, emails, contacts, programs, and system settings from computer failure or other natural or man -made disaster. The BackMaster Disaster Recovery System provides you with everything you need in one convenient, easy to use program. Create a boot disk for bare metal system restore, backup directly to external USB drive or unformatted CD/DVD media with integrated support for optical drives. Backup and restore complete systems or selected files using the graphical interface with a step by step real time tutorial.

"Backup and disaster recovery has never been more important, yet most personal computer users are not well protected," said Dudley Westlake, MSR Development CEO. "A single BackMaster 4.0 license can be used on up to three systems allowing a typical home "network" with two desktop computers and one laptop to establish a complete disaster recovery and backup strategy for under $20/system with a one -time purchased license."

BackMaster 4.01 offers:

· A full set of basic and advanced features for backup and true disaster recovery

Complete feature list:

· Integrated optical device support for a wide range of backup storage devices including CD and DVD drives, as well as external USB hard drives and flash storage devices.

· Up to 50% faster backup and restore times than competitive products

· Outstanding value with a flexible, three installation user license

"Rapid retrieval of lost data or reliable recovery from a total system failure is key and the software architecture of BackMaster was designed to backup and restore faster than the competition while insuring data integrity by verifying the backed up data after completion,' said Michael Kupka, CTO.

Both Microsoft Windows XP® and Windows 2000® are supported. A 15 day trial is available from or The suggested list price is $59.99 however introductory pricing of $39.95 is currently being offered online.

About MSR Development Corporation

MSR Development is a systems software company that began selling its highly acclaimed BackMaster family of backup software products in 1993 to system integrators, value added resellers, major retailers, corporations and leading OEM's including EDS, Iomega and Hewlett Packard. BackMaster holds the distinction of being the first commercially available 32 -bit Backup Software for OS/2, and was first to offer complete bare -metal restore capability for full disaster recovery. The company's development team had become part of a leading data storage company's software development center in 1996 after IBM exited the OS/2 marketplace.

BackMaster 4.0 for Windows XP and Windows 2000 was developed by this core development team that began initial development work for this latest version of BackMaster in 2005. This original technology team is again part of MSR Development and is continuing the tradition of developing high quality backup software products. MSR Development Corporation currently offers backup, restore and disaster recovery products for Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows XP. The company has offices in Carlsbad, California and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit


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