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Windows 7: How do I check Windows 7 Image Backup

21 Dec 2011   #21
wealth14

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
?? So you hit the next button to follow through the process...exactly what happens then.

Also. What are the sizes of the old and new HDDs??

Add: Never mind the sizes of data and images. Your new HDD must be at least as big (not one byte smaller!) than your original HDD the image was made from.
The only problem with larger image files is they take longer to make and reimage (~50GB max is my rule of thumb). Move more static data out of the imaging partition.
It is the same size.


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22 Dec 2011   #22
kado897

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The recovery DVD is pretty much the same as the install DVD from screen 2 onward.

1. Are you getting the second screen as shown above?
2. Have you checked the radio button highlighted before pressing Next.
3. What screen do you get after those steps?

@kado897,
I did not get the second screen as shown above. The main problem that I got is the last part that it prevents me from clicking "Next" button. That is where it did NOT format and mirror the file.

BTW, I use the factory recovery disks because I forgot to make one set for this situation. I followed the Microsoft way of restoring computer through system image system. Restore your computer from a system image backup. Again it failed to mirror images backup.

Thanks for your help.
I have to admit that I've never used a factory recovery disk. I was my understanding that they were used to recover the system to factory condition.

Are you able to make a windows repair disk on another machine? It must be the x64 if you have an x64 machine and vice versa, or to borrow an install disk from a friend?
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22 Dec 2011   #23
backevery

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My external drive is western digital.. By using this I can back up my data successfully.. Hope it will work for you also..

Try to use this brand...


Unlimited Online Backup , Unlimited Cloud Backup
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22 Dec 2011   #24
wealth14

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wealth14 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
The recovery DVD is pretty much the same as the install DVD from screen 2 onward.

1. Are you getting the second screen as shown above?
2. Have you checked the radio button highlighted before pressing Next.
3. What screen do you get after those steps?

@kado897,
I did not get the second screen as shown above. The main problem that I got is the last part that it prevents me from clicking "Next" button. That is where it did NOT format and mirror the file.

BTW, I use the factory recovery disks because I forgot to make one set for this situation. I followed the Microsoft way of restoring computer through system image system. Restore your computer from a system image backup. Again it failed to mirror images backup.

Thanks for your help.
I have to admit that I've never used a factory recovery disk. I was my understanding that they were used to recover the system to factory condition.

Are you able to make a windows repair disk on another machine? It must be the x64 if you have an x64 machine and vice versa, or to borrow an install disk from a friend?
Thanks for your suggestion. I will see what I can do with the windows repair disk on another machine.
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22 Dec 2011   #25
kado897

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Good luck.
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