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: Best way / possible way to create a Win7 restore image

14 Oct 2013   #1

Windows 7 32bit
 
 
Best way / possible way to create a Win7 restore image

There was a System restore partition on the hard-drive of my PC, but this was for Vista. I have since upgraded to Windows 7 and in the process, the recovery partition was removed.

What I want to do is get everything installed on the PC that I need...Drivers, Updates, Windows 7, Office, Anti-Virus etc....to have a working system. I then want to create an image / clone / recovery file that can be extracted onto the C: drive and restore it back to this position.

I looked at creating an image file using software that was mentioned on here, but it was going to take approx. 12 DVD's to complete!

Appreciate that storing the image on an external drive may be / is best, but I need to make sure it's going to be easy to do and then restore. Moreover, how does the image get restored?

Sorry for the questions.

Duncs


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

14 Oct 2013   #2

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi there ... The Links below will show you how to achieve this ....

Image your system with free Macrium


System Image Recovery
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Oct 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Hi Duncs,

Have a look at this Windows 7/8 - OEM Recovery Partition Creator

Purpose of this software
  • Create a recovery partition to allow easy and fast recovery to a working state of Windows 7/8
  • This is similar to the OEM recovery option used on brand name computers like DELL, HP or Compaq.
  • This IS NOT a backup software. It should NOT be used to backup a full install of Windows 7/8 with your personnal files.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


Reply

 Best way / possible way to create a Win7 restore image




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Best way / possible way to create a Win7 restore image
Thread Forum
Need to Create and Restore System Image Backup and Restore
Unable to create system image or restore point Backup and Restore
How to create an image of my HD & do a restore Backup and Restore
create system image and restore New hard drive Backup and Restore
how to create an image file with Win7? 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 05:17 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33