Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Trouble Restoring From Image

12 Oct 2012   #1
RalphG

Windows 7 Ultimate 64x and 32x
 
 
Trouble Restoring From Image

I just tried again to restore one of my other computer from an image
I had created last month. Since I use this computer to experiment and
try new thing, I end up having to install Windows again.
And once again I could not get my image to work. I have tried many
restore programs including Windows and could not get it to work
to save my life.
Could someone point me to a guide or app. that is idiot proof that
I could use.
Thanks


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
13 Oct 2012   #2
edwar

7 x64
 
 

I've been using Acronis True image for years and years and have never had a image not load on a good HDD.

But then I always make and restore the images from a Boot USB thumb drive loaded with Mustang PE and the Acronis image program.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Oct 2012   #3
RalphG

Windows 7 Ultimate 64x and 32x
 
 

Thanks for the reply.
But the problem was not in the loading, but in
getting program to work for me.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

13 Oct 2012   #4
edwar

7 x64
 
 

What do you mean by getting "Program" to work for you? Are you talking about the Image Program itself?

Personally I only load the Imaging program on my PC to make a Boot system to use the program Off Line. Never cared for how any of these programs work when installed in the OS. They seem to always want to start something when the OS starts, Make backups when I don't want them to, Ask me to use part of my internal drive as some type of recovery system (when if the backup image is on the internal drive and that drive fails the image is lost. Real great idea, NOT).
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Trouble Restoring From Image




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Having Trouble Restoring my previous Windows Vista OS
I am trying to restore my previous OS (Windows Vista Home Premium) from my current one which is Windows 7 Professional. I read the article at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971760 which explains how to achieve this goal but I am still having problems with the execution of the process. ...
Installation & Setup
Dell laptop trouble restoring to factory image
Hi, Ive owned a dell studio 1558 laptop for almost 2 years now and have recently been experiencing some overheating issues, among my many solutions "new thermal paste, cleaning the inside" and a virus scan using Avast, which discovered a four digit number of corrupted files followed by their...
Backup and Restore
Having trouble restoring windows image on other pc
Hello everyone, So I start with what I want to achieve is to make windows 7 with programs, configurations, custom wallpaper saved to an image file and then backed up on other PC. Sorry for not perfect English :). This is what I do: Lets say we have two different PC's(hardware totally...
Installation & Setup
Having trouble restoring all my folder icons back to default
Ok so I've been fooling around with my icons these past few days. I changed some of them manually by simply going through the customize tab and others changed by using iconpackager from Stardock. However today I found an icon package I liked so I tried to apply the entire thing. Most icons changed...
Customization
Restoring an Image - Please HELP
The system image restore failed. No disk that can be used for recovering the system disk can be found. That is the error that I get when I try to restore the image I have saved.... A little background information. I have four OCZ 60GB SSD's in RAID0, I had made it a habit to save...
Performance & Maintenance
Restoring an image
I have made an image using the windows 7 program to do this to an external hard drive on my new Acer ultraportable What is the procedure to restore the image. Do I first use the windows system disc that I made or is the image bootable if I make the USB HDD the first bootable drive Also can...
Performance & Maintenance


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 18:11.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App