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Windows 7: Duplicated system image/backup

17 Mar 2013   #11
kado897

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You get a little indicator on the Action Center flag in the system tray when Backup is running.


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17 Mar 2013   #12
Roo Boy

win 7 HP 64bit
 
 

thanks for the reply,

So why is it basically saving everything on my drive?

Can i set it up so that it updates the system image on a monthly basis and only does a back up of certain folders? If so how?

Thanks
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17 Mar 2013   #13
kado897

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Go through the change settings wizard and check the let me chose radio button on the second screen.
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17 Mar 2013   #14
Roo Boy

win 7 HP 64bit
 
 

thanks Kado. Im going to delete the Rodswin7 folder as the next back up is due tomorrow. Ive unchecked the "include a system image" box and just slected the folders i need.

Thanks again
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17 Mar 2013   #15
kado897

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Don't delete the folder. Go into manage space. You can delete the backup sets in there.
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17 Mar 2013   #16
Roo Boy

win 7 HP 64bit
 
 

cheers, doing that now. Thanks Kado
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