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: Restore windows 7 from system image

30 Jan 2014   #1
Azeemkwow

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 
Restore windows 7 from system image

I have installed windows 8 on my "C" drive partition after using windows 8 for a while i didn,t like it. so can i restore my windows 7 back from the system image i have created earlier. Give your opinions.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Jan 2014   #2
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Yes.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Jan 2014   #3
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Did you "upgrade" from Windows 7 to 8. If so your Windows 7 license may not be recognized. Try it and see.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Jan 2014   #4
Azeemkwow

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

I didn,t upgraded it i have done a clean install.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Restore windows 7 from system image




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 7 system image restore failed
So my hard drive is failing (hearing clicking sounds all the time) and i want to move it to another hard drive. i created the image, came out to about 85gb, booted with the windows 7 recovery disk and tried to load the image onto the drive. But it failed when it tried to find the drive to...
Backup and Restore
Windows Backup and Restore System Image
When you restore a system image does it automatically restore track 0 and the MBR? I ask because I've recently completed a clean install of Win 7 Ult, created a System Image and now want to replace the MS MBR with Grub4DOS in preparation for dual booting with Win 8 and being able to boot bootable...
Backup and Restore
windows cant find system image when trying to full restore from ext HD
Short version: I can see the system image files in windows explorer that I recently backed up on to my external hard drive. However, windows cant find the system image when trying to do a full restore from the same external HD?!? Long version: I did a system image of my the old PC before...
Backup and Restore
Will Windows 7 System Image restore fix a dirty bit problem?
There is a file (CPU1104.pdf) on my D: drive that, when I try to open it, gives me a "file is corrupt" and indicates that the $Mft has an issue. I've run CHKDSK d: /r many times, which does clear the "dirty bit", but it doesn't find any issue with the drive. This leads me to believe that this is...
Backup and Restore
Restore Windows 7 System Image to another hard drive!!!
Hello!!! I have 640GB WD hard disk and i created system image of Drive C and system reserved drive. Backup successfully completed and afterward i disconnected my 640GB HDD and connect new one which is 320GB and now i want to restore my system image to 320GB WD HDD. I tried it but it gave me...
Backup and Restore
Not able to Windows 7 restore system image
Hello, 1.) Recently upgraded my Dell E510 PC from XP-Vista-Win7. Trying to create a system image backup of C: drive. 1st try. Backed up System image of C drive to DVDs(10). Before storing the DVD's in my bank deposit box I wanted to make sure I could restore from them. So I began the...
Backup and Restore

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 11:34.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App