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12 Jul 2009  
Muad Dib

XP Pro & Vista Home Premium (x86); Windows Ultimate 7600 x64 Retail

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post

I think your brother in law may have misunderstood.

The Linux based recovery cd is the one you use for Vista/ 7 /XP.

The free version also allows you to create a Bartpe disc ( for XP users if they prefer) .

The Acronis boot disc will also be linux based, of course - and the Paragon boot cd is Linux/Dos.

What may have confused him is that ( uniquely ) the Paid version of Macrium also provides a PE2 bootdisc - Vista users can use that if they prefer.
I suspected as much but was far too happy to see him getting ANY kind of image backup to discourage his efforts and progress. His last system had a fatal HDD crash and he was totally unprepared. So it goes....
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