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Windows 7: System Image Restore Failed (0x80070490) - Tried Everything!!

01 Jul 2011   #11
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

I am glad you could recover your files. A clean install is probably the easiest solution - although reinstalling from an imaged VHD would have been more geeky.

mjf: Thanks for chipping in.

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01 Jul 2011   #12

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1

As a general note I think it is best to make sure that the (system active) used by Windows 7 is on the same physical disk as the OS. If you are multi booting use a separate system reserved partition (200MB rather than the usual 100MB is better).
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