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When backing up system images, how to go back to particular ones?
Since I've done a reinstall of windows, created a partition of my C: to keep that smaller with only system & program files I wanted to start a biweekly regular imaging process.
I've created a task scheduled for this and it seems to work.
I started backing up the images to an external hard drive & I change the name of "WindowsImageBackup" so that i have a few different versions for example. "WindowsImageBackup Original”
I was told that this isn't a good idea at all, and that I can go back at any time to any of the created images, I'm guessing thats true ?
My question is,
So let's say I want to go back to the original image i backed up when i first installed windows and its programs, how does one go back ?
Secondly, if I've fixed issues I've had with memory paging, drivers etc. one month later and at some point I want to go back to that particular image, how should I know which one it was if they are all called the same? Should I write myself a note of the date that I made it so that I can keep track or? Sorry if this all may seem obvious but I'm confused about it. Thanks
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|09 Oct 2013||#2|
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There's nothing wrong with saving multiple images, renaming them to know which is which, you just have to rename them back.
It's explained here in the yellow tip box,
Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
I also replied in your other thread,
Scheduled Image Backup gives me strange warning before running.
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