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Windows 7: .VHD file copied from bad 1.5 TB drive. Can I restore to 1TB drive?

22 Sep 2012   #11
Kaktussoft

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It works in my free v5
I've seen posts suggesting you can't - maybe they were talking about v4.
I haven't tried it myself so it's good to know. Did you test it at a partition level or a whole of disk level?
Windows macrium v5 can do it. Version 4 as well as I do remember.

Boot from Macrium reflect winpe dvd and it also works.
Boot from Macrium reflect linux dvd and it DOESN'T work.

What are you talking about?


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22 Sep 2012   #12
mjf

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Advice by others on this forum & elsewhere have stated the need to shrink first, certainly with V4.
Others may comment and I'll wait to try it myself.
So a image restore from a 1TB spinner to a 60GB SSD should be straightforward.
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