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Windows 7: Image (mirror) help requested

27 Sep 2011   #1
Wandering one

Win7 sp1 Pro 64bit / XP sp2 Pro (games only)
 
 
Image (mirror) help requested

Finally have 3 OS's set up on primary partitions on separate HD's. Would like thoughts on imageing to Blu Ray. Seems like only need one disc for each OS. The name of a good and hopefully simple program would be appreciated.
TIA Art.


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27 Sep 2011   #2
theog

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27 Sep 2011   #3
Wandering one

Win7 sp1 Pro 64bit / XP sp2 Pro (games only)
 
 

Thanks for the quick reply, but I want to use a common program to image each OS separately. I am not interested in backups, only something to mirror a new clean install including all the utility programs. Since I may not have internet access at times (mobile & travelling) a screwed up OS could take weeks to rebuild. Would Acronis be a thought here or is there something simpler?
Art.
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28 Sep 2011   #4
essenbe
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 X64
 
 

Acronis will make an image and is fairly well regarded by many. Many prople here use Macrium Free. It is probably the simplest program to use. I would suggest though, whatever program you choose, make sure the restore disks work correctly and do a test restore to assure yourself that it will work when needed. The best imaging program can go wrong at times, that's why I always use at least 2 different programs to image with.
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