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Windows 7: Can A Single System Repair Disc Be Used On Multiple Computers?

08 Jan 2015   #1
poolmon

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Can A Single System Repair Disc Be Used On Multiple Computers?

Can I use a System Repair Disc created on one computer to Boot/Restore a second, different brand computer with its own System Image?

I ask this because I made one for a friend whose Dell created a System Image successfully but will not create a System Repair Disc due to a conflict with its native Dell Backup software. Will his Dell System Image be restorable using a System Repair Disc created on my non-Dell computer (with the same Win 7 64 bit OS version).


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08 Jan 2015   #2
richc46

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Don't be concerned about repair discs, etc.
Do what I and most of the other senior forum members do
Download the free Macrium Reflect.
Once every few weeks make a system image of your hard drive.
Put the image on an external hard drive.
No matter what happens (as long as it is not hardware) you can be up and running with the image. Nothing to reinstall.
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08 Jan 2015   #3
poolmon

win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Don't be concerned about repair discs, etc.
Do what I and most of the other senior forum members do
Download the free Macrium Reflect.
Once every few weeks make a system image of your hard drive.
Put the image on an external hard drive.
No matter what happens (as long as it is not hardware) you can be up and running with the image. Nothing to reinstall.
Thanks. I will probably do that with my system.
However, my friend is leery of any non-MS Utility software (as experienced with his Dell backup software that is affecting his MS system tools). So does anyone else have any insight or experience with using MS Repair discs across computers?
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